Average Rainfall for North Carolina in September





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during September at cities, communities and other locations around North Carolina.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

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
9 Asheville 3.7 93
12 Banner Elk 4.6 116
11 Boone 5.7 146
10 Cullowhee 4.3 109
12 Grandfather Mountain 6.5 164
12 Highlands 8.0 203
11 Kerr Scott Reservoir 4.4 112
9 Morganton 4.6 117
11 North Wilkesboro 4.3 108
12 Pisgah Forest 5.4 138
9 Tapoco 3.6 91
10 Waterville 4.0 102
10 Winston-Salem 3.9 98

Piedmont

September averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
6 Albemarle 4.6 117
12 Burlington 4.4 112
9 Chapel Hill 5.4 138
8 Charlotte 3.7 94
8 Concord 4.2 108
8 Durham 4.7 119
7 Gastonia 3.7 94
8 Greensboro 4.4 111
8 Henderson 4.8 121
9 Hickory 3.9 100
9 High Point 4.8 122
11 Mount Airy 4.3 108
9 Raleigh 5.2 131
8 Shelby 4.0 101

North Carolina Coast

Average amount of rain in September
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Atlantic Beach 9.7 245
13 Beaufort 8.5 215
9 Belhaven 5.4 136
11 Cape Hatteras 7.6 194
11 Cedar Island 7.1 181
8 Edenton 5.6 143
10 Elizabeth City 5.3 135
9 Fayetteville 4.9 125
10 Goldsboro 7.0 179
11 Greenville 7.3 186
11 Hofmann Forest 8.4 214
8 Kinston 6.6 169
9 Lumberton 5.2 132
7 Manteo 4.5 115
10 Morehead City 8.8 223
11 New Bern 6.3 161
10 Ocracoke 7.4 188
9 Roanoke Rapids 5.5 139
9 Rocky Mount 5.3 134
10 Southport 8.2 207
11 Wilmington 8.7 221
9 Wilson 6.1 154
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

North Carolina Precipitation
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