Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1985
1-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1984 2000
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1971
Sep–Oct 1985
2-Month
6.46"
(164.08mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1984 1940
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1999
Ties: 1958
Aug–Oct 1985
3-Month
12.78"
(324.61mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1984 1943
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1999
Jul–Oct 1985
4-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1984 1925
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Oct 1985
5-Month
23.82"
(605.03mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1984 1954
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1906
May–Oct 1985
6-Month
27.16"
(689.86mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Apr–Oct 1985
7-Month
28.62"
(726.95mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-1.99"
(-50.54mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–Oct 1985
8-Month
30.14"
(765.56mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Feb–Oct 1985
9-Month
34.96"
(887.98mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1925
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Jan–Oct 1985
10-Month
38.78"
(985.01mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1981 2007
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Dec 1984–Oct 1985
11-Month
40.68"
(1,033.27mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Ties: 1968
Nov 1984–Oct 1985
12-Month
42.75"
(1,085.85mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
-6.61"
(-167.89mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1951
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
May 1984–Oct 1985
18-Month
70.54"
(1,791.72mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-5.87"
(-149.09mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1926
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Nov 1983–Oct 1985
24-Month
101.08"
(2,567.43mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1926
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Nov 1982–Oct 1985
36-Month
150.66"
(3,826.76mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1983 1927
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Nov 1981–Oct 1985
48-Month
200.72"
(5,098.29mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1988
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Nov 1980–Oct 1985
60-Month
240.44"
(6,107.18mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-6.31"
(-160.27mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2022, retrieved on August 7, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/