Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1898
1-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1897 1997
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Jul–Aug 1898
2-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1897 1983
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1908
Jun–Aug 1898
3-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1897 1983
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 1906
May–Aug 1898
4-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1897 2007
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Apr–Aug 1898
5-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1897 2007
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Mar–Aug 1898
6-Month
30.36"
(771.14mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1897 2007
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Feb–Aug 1898
7-Month
31.29"
(794.77mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1896 2007
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2003
Jan–Aug 1898
8-Month
33.97"
(862.84mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1896 2007
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1901
Dec 1897–Aug 1898
9-Month
37.36"
(948.94mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1897 2007
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 1906
Nov 1897–Aug 1898
10-Month
40.12"
(1,019.05mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-1.69"
(-42.92mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2003
Oct 1897–Aug 1898
11-Month
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1897–Aug 1898
12-Month
45.01"
(1,143.25mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2003
Mar 1897–Aug 1898
18-Month
71.13"
(1,806.70mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-5.56"
(-141.23mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 2008
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Sep 1896–Aug 1898
24-Month
93.68"
(2,379.47mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1897 2002
91st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1895–Aug 1898
36-Month
136.17"
(3,458.72mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-11.86"
(-301.24mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1942
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/