Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1997
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1901
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1983
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1908
Ties: 1897
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1932 1983
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1906
Ties: 1957, 1979
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1944 2007
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1901
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
25.71"
(653.03mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Ties: 1918
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
30.57"
(776.48mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
34.93"
(887.22mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
37.25"
(946.15mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1906
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
43.82"
(1,113.03mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
48.71"
(1,237.23mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
54.74"
(1,390.40mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
79.65"
(2,023.11mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 2008
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
99.03"
(2,515.36mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
156.63"
(3,978.40mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1942
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
205.54"
(5,220.72mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1947 1988
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
251.59"
(6,390.39mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1927
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/