Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1951
1-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1950 1997
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Jul–Aug 1951
2-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1932 1983
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1908
Jun–Aug 1951
3-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1948 1983
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1906
May–Aug 1951
4-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Apr–Aug 1951
5-Month
20.16"
(512.06mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1932 2007
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Mar–Aug 1951
6-Month
24.28"
(616.71mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1933 2007
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Feb–Aug 1951
7-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 2007
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Jan–Aug 1951
8-Month
27.95"
(709.93mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-7.12"
(-180.85mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1930 2007
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Dec 1950–Aug 1951
9-Month
31.23"
(793.24mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-7.54"
(-191.52mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 2007
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1906
Nov 1950–Aug 1951
10-Month
32.73"
(831.34mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-9.08"
(-230.63mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 1911
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Oct 1950–Aug 1951
11-Month
36.19"
(919.23mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-8.91"
(-226.31mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Sep 1950–Aug 1951
12-Month
40.44"
(1,027.18mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-8.91"
(-226.31mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Mar 1950–Aug 1951
18-Month
68.44"
(1,738.38mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-8.25"
(-209.55mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 2008
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1949–Aug 1951
24-Month
86.18"
(2,188.97mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-12.44"
(-315.98mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Sep 1948–Aug 1951
36-Month
146.58"
(3,723.13mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2021
Sep 1947–Aug 1951
48-Month
201.32"
(5,113.53mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1988
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2021
Sep 1946–Aug 1951
60-Month
245.61"
(6,238.49mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

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