Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1901
1-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1900 1997
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Jul–Aug 1901
2-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1983
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1908
Jun–Aug 1901
3-Month
23.22"
(589.79mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
7.69"
(195.33mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1983
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1906
May–Aug 1901
4-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
11.86"
(301.24mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1900 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Apr–Aug 1901
5-Month
37.27"
(946.66mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
14.21"
(360.94mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1900 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Mar–Aug 1901
6-Month
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
14.70"
(373.38mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1900 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Feb–Aug 1901
7-Month
44.09"
(1,119.89mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
12.92"
(328.17mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1900 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–Aug 1901
8-Month
47.19"
(1,198.63mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
12.12"
(307.85mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1900 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Dec 1900–Aug 1901
9-Month
51.67"
(1,312.42mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1906
Nov 1900–Aug 1901
10-Month
55.84"
(1,418.34mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
14.03"
(356.37mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Oct 1900–Aug 1901
11-Month
58.85"
(1,494.79mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
13.75"
(349.25mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1900–Aug 1901
12-Month
61.23"
(1,555.24mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
11.88"
(301.75mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Mar 1900–Aug 1901
18-Month
86.50"
(2,197.10mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1900 2008
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Sep 1899–Aug 1901
24-Month
107.47"
(2,729.74mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
8.85"
(224.79mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
18th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 1898–Aug 1901
36-Month
164.78"
(4,185.41mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
16.75"
(425.45mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1900 1942
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 1897–Aug 1901
48-Month
209.79"
(5,328.67mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
12.47"
(316.74mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1900 1988
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 1896–Aug 1901
60-Month
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
11.87"
(301.49mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1900 1927
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/