Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
9.02"
(229.11mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1997
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1948 1983
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1908
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1983
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1906
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1901
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
7.24"
(183.90mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1901
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
5.89"
(149.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1901
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
36.91"
(937.51mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
4.57"
(116.08mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
44.47"
(1,129.54mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 2007
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1906
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
53.09"
(1,348.49mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
11.28"
(286.52mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1911
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2003
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
56.09"
(1,424.69mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
10.99"
(279.15mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2003
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
60.40"
(1,534.16mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
11.05"
(280.67mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2003
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
86.11"
(2,187.19mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
9.42"
(239.26mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 2008
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
115.14"
(2,924.56mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
16.52"
(419.61mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
159.43"
(4,049.52mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1948 1942
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
217.03"
(5,512.56mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
19.71"
(500.63mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1988
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2021
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
265.94"
(6,754.88mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
19.35"
(491.49mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 1927
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 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/