Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1987
1-Month
1.16"
(29.46mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1963 2000
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1971
Sep–Oct 1987
2-Month
7.45"
(189.23mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1940
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1999
Aug–Oct 1987
3-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1984 1943
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1999
Jul–Oct 1987
4-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-3.52"
(-89.40mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1925
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jun–Oct 1987
5-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1983 1954
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1906
May–Oct 1987
6-Month
21.34"
(542.04mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Ties: 1921
Apr–Oct 1987
7-Month
26.12"
(663.45mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-4.49"
(-114.04mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Mar–Oct 1987
8-Month
30.63"
(778.00mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-4.27"
(-108.46mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Feb–Oct 1987
9-Month
34.93"
(887.22mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1925
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Jan–Oct 1987
10-Month
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Ties: 1938
Dec 1986–Oct 1987
11-Month
45.67"
(1,160.02mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
-0.66"
(-16.76mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Nov 1986–Oct 1987
12-Month
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1951
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
May 1986–Oct 1987
18-Month
72.69"
(1,846.33mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
-3.72"
(-94.48mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1986 1926
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1929
Nov 1985–Oct 1987
24-Month
88.30"
(2,242.82mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
-10.43"
(-264.92mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1986 1926
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Nov 1984–Oct 1987
36-Month
131.05"
(3,328.67mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-17.05"
(-433.07mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Nov 1983–Oct 1987
48-Month
189.38"
(4,810.25mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
-8.04"
(-204.22mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1986 1988
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2021
Nov 1982–Oct 1987
60-Month
238.96"
(6,069.58mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
-7.79"
(-197.87mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1970 1954
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2022, retrieved on August 16, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/