Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, October 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2021
1-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2014 2000
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1971
Sep–Oct 2021
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2013 1940
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999
Aug–Oct 2021
3-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
12.84"
(326.14mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1943
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1999
Jul–Oct 2021
4-Month
18.41"
(467.61mm)
18.51"
(470.15mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2018
Jun–Oct 2021
5-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
23.09"
(586.49mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1906
May–Oct 2021
6-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Apr–Oct 2021
7-Month
29.09"
(738.89mm)
30.61"
(777.49mm)
-1.52"
(-38.60mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2010 2007
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Mar–Oct 2021
8-Month
33.22"
(843.79mm)
34.90"
(886.46mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2010 2007
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Feb–Oct 2021
9-Month
39.76"
(1,009.90mm)
38.73"
(983.74mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2019 1925
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Jan–Oct 2021
10-Month
44.39"
(1,127.51mm)
42.63"
(1,082.80mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Dec 2020–Oct 2021
11-Month
48.94"
(1,243.08mm)
46.33"
(1,176.78mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Nov 2020–Oct 2021
12-Month
55.09"
(1,399.29mm)
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
5.73"
(145.55mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2017 1951
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
May 2020–Oct 2021
18-Month
90.93"
(2,309.62mm)
76.41"
(1,940.81mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1926
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1929
Nov 2019–Oct 2021
24-Month
118.85"
(3,018.79mm)
98.73"
(2,507.74mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1926
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Nov 2018–Oct 2021
36-Month
175.47"
(4,456.94mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
27.37"
(695.20mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Nov 2017–Oct 2021
48-Month
234.58"
(5,958.33mm)
197.42"
(5,014.47mm)
37.16"
(943.86mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1988
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Nov 2016–Oct 2021
60-Month
282.69"
(7,180.33mm)
246.75"
(6,267.45mm)
35.94"
(912.88mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 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/