Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1957
1-Month
4.28"
(108.71mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1997
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Jul–Aug 1957
2-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1932 1983
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1908
Jun–Aug 1957
3-Month
12.92"
(328.17mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1983
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1906
Ties: 1948, 1979
May–Aug 1957
4-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1901
Apr–Aug 1957
5-Month
20.23"
(513.84mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1901
Mar–Aug 1957
6-Month
23.98"
(609.09mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1901
Ties: 2015
Feb–Aug 1957
7-Month
29.04"
(737.62mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 2007
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2003
Jan–Aug 1957
8-Month
32.51"
(825.75mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2007
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Dec 1956–Aug 1957
9-Month
35.41"
(899.41mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-3.36"
(-85.35mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 2007
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1906
Nov 1956–Aug 1957
10-Month
37.08"
(941.83mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1956 1911
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Oct 1956–Aug 1957
11-Month
41.78"
(1,061.21mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Sep 1956–Aug 1957
12-Month
47.68"
(1,211.07mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Mar 1956–Aug 1957
18-Month
72.52"
(1,842.01mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1955 2008
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Sep 1955–Aug 1957
24-Month
93.56"
(2,376.42mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 2002
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Sep 1954–Aug 1957
36-Month
141.07"
(3,583.18mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-6.96"
(-176.78mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2021
Sep 1953–Aug 1957
48-Month
184.92"
(4,696.97mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-12.40"
(-314.96mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1988
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2021
Sep 1952–Aug 1957
60-Month
229.19"
(5,821.43mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-17.40"
(-441.96mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1955 1927
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/