Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1942
1-Month
7.34"
(186.44mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1941 1997
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Jul–Aug 1942
2-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1941 1983
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1908
Jun–Aug 1942
3-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1983
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1906
May–Aug 1942
4-Month
22.14"
(562.36mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Apr–Aug 1942
5-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Ties: 1964
Mar–Aug 1942
6-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Feb–Aug 1942
7-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Jan–Aug 1942
8-Month
34.37"
(873.00mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Ties: 1983
Dec 1941–Aug 1942
9-Month
38.70"
(982.98mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1906
Nov 1941–Aug 1942
10-Month
39.87"
(1,012.70mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Oct 1941–Aug 1942
11-Month
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Ties: 1977
Sep 1941–Aug 1942
12-Month
43.23"
(1,098.04mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Mar 1941–Aug 1942
18-Month
69.38"
(1,762.25mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-7.31"
(-185.68mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 2008
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Sep 1940–Aug 1942
24-Month
82.96"
(2,107.18mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-15.66"
(-397.77mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020
Sep 1939–Aug 1942
36-Month
125.20"
(3,180.08mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-22.83"
(-579.88mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1942
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2021
Sep 1938–Aug 1942
48-Month
181.09"
(4,599.69mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-16.23"
(-412.24mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1927 1988
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2021
Sep 1937–Aug 1942
60-Month
227.27"
(5,772.66mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-19.32"
(-490.73mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1927
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 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/