Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
4.21"
(106.93mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2000
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1971
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2019 1940
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1999
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
18.99"
(482.35mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
6.15"
(156.21mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1943
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1999
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1906
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
35.84"
(910.34mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
8.76"
(222.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
10.55"
(267.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
44.47"
(1,129.54mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
51.48"
(1,307.59mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
12.75"
(323.85mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
55.85"
(1,418.59mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
13.22"
(335.79mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
60.42"
(1,534.67mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
14.09"
(357.89mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
63.76"
(1,619.50mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1951
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
89.74"
(2,279.40mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
13.33"
(338.59mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1926
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1929
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
120.38"
(3,057.65mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
21.65"
(549.91mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1926
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
179.49"
(4,559.05mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
31.39"
(797.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1927
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
227.60"
(5,781.04mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
30.18"
(766.57mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1988
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
288.42"
(7,325.87mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

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