Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1921

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1921
1-Month
3.15"
(80.01mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1912 1997
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1901
Jul–Aug 1921
2-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1912 1983
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1908
Jun–Aug 1921
3-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1902 1983
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1906
May–Aug 1921
4-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1914 2007
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1901
Apr–Aug 1921
5-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1914 2007
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1901
Mar–Aug 1921
6-Month
23.29"
(591.57mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1914 2007
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1901
Feb–Aug 1921
7-Month
27.60"
(701.04mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1918 2007
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2003
Jan–Aug 1921
8-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-3.46"
(-87.89mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1914 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1901
Dec 1920–Aug 1921
9-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1918 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1906
Nov 1920–Aug 1921
10-Month
42.32"
(1,074.93mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1920 1911
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2003
Oct 1920–Aug 1921
11-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2003
Sep 1920–Aug 1921
12-Month
48.16"
(1,223.26mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-1.19"
(-30.23mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1920 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2003
Mar 1920–Aug 1921
18-Month
79.30"
(2,014.22mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1920 2008
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Sep 1919–Aug 1921
24-Month
95.56"
(2,427.22mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1918 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020
Sep 1918–Aug 1921
36-Month
149.84"
(3,805.94mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1920 1942
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2021
Sep 1917–Aug 1921
48-Month
194.79"
(4,947.67mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1914 1988
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2021
Sep 1916–Aug 1921
60-Month
243.09"
(6,174.49mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1918 1927
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/