Average Rainfall for North Carolina in September





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during September at cities, towns and parks in North Carolina.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: North Carolina Mountains in the west, Piedmont in the center, and North Carolina Coast to the east.

North Carolina Mountains

Average monthly precipitation in September
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Asheville 3.2 82
9 Banner Elk 4.4 111
11 Blowing Rock 5.4 137
10 Boone 4.4 112
13 Grandfather Mountain 6.0 152
12 Highlands 7.6 194
10 Kerr Scott Reservoir 4.3 110
9 Morganton 4.0 102
9 Oconaluftee 4.2 108
11 Pisgah Forest 5.2 131
9 Tapoco 3.9 98
9 Waterville 3.9 99

Piedmont

September averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Cary 4.7 118
8 Chapel Hill 4.2 106
7 Charlotte 3.2 82
7 Concord 3.8 97
7 Durham 4.1 104
7 Gastonia 3.7 93
7 Greensboro 4.2 106
7 Henderson 4.2 106
8 Hickory 3.7 94
8 High Point 4.1 103
10 Mount Airy 4.0 102
7 Raleigh 4.4 112
Winston-Salem 4.2 106

North Carolina Coast

Average amount of rain in September
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Atlantic Beach 8.1 207
Beaufort 6.0 151
9 Belhaven 4.8 122
10 Cape Hatteras 6.3 159
10 Cedar Island 6.1 156
7 Edenton 4.9 125
9 Elizabeth City 4.8 121
8 Fayetteville 4.1 105
9 Goldsboro 6.0 152
9 Greenville 5.8 148
10 Hofmann Forest 7.0 177
7 Manteo 4.6 118
9 Morehead City 7.3 186
9 New Bern 5.9 150
10 Ocracoke 6.9 175
10 Southport 8.7 220
13 Wilmington 7.8 199
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

North Carolina Precipitation
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