Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1997
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
14.99"
(380.75mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
4.03"
(102.37mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1983
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1908
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1954 1983
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1906
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
26.17"
(664.72mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
29.69"
(754.13mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
33.11"
(840.99mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Ties: 1952
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
35.77"
(908.56mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
39.38"
(1,000.25mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1906
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
42.20"
(1,071.88mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1954 1911
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
45.98"
(1,167.89mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
47.51"
(1,206.75mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
69.75"
(1,771.65mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2008
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
91.36"
(2,320.54mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-7.26"
(-184.41mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
135.63"
(3,445.00mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-12.40"
(-314.96mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1953 1942
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2021
Ties: 1952
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
185.08"
(4,701.03mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-12.24"
(-310.90mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1988
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2021
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
225.52"
(5,728.21mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-21.07"
(-535.18mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1954 1927
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/