Climate at a Glance

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
7.91"
(200.91mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2015
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
14.25"
(361.95mm)
-2.26"
(-57.40mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1984 1933
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
19.53"
(496.06mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
21.36"
(542.54mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 2001
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1980 1933
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
33.77"
(857.76mm)
-5.43"
(-137.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1987 2007
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
31.85"
(808.99mm)
37.31"
(947.67mm)
-5.46"
(-138.68mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
34.22"
(869.19mm)
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
-7.37"
(-187.20mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
36.31"
(922.27mm)
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
-9.11"
(-231.40mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
39.90"
(1,013.46mm)
49.33"
(1,252.98mm)
-9.43"
(-239.52mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
61.69"
(1,566.93mm)
74.53"
(1,893.06mm)
-12.84"
(-326.13mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1929
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
87.89"
(2,232.41mm)
98.70"
(2,506.98mm)
-10.81"
(-274.57mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1987 2008
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
126.78"
(3,220.21mm)
148.07"
(3,760.98mm)
-21.29"
(-540.77mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
173.78"
(4,414.01mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-23.63"
(-600.20mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1933 1933
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
224.73"
(5,708.14mm)
246.73"
(6,266.94mm)
-22.00"
(-558.80mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/