Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1961
1-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1997
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Jul–Aug 1961
2-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1983
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1908
Ties: 1915
Jun–Aug 1961
3-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1960 1983
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1906
May–Aug 1961
4-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Apr–Aug 1961
5-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
4.18"
(106.18mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–Aug 1961
6-Month
31.55"
(801.37mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Feb–Aug 1961
7-Month
37.11"
(942.59mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
5.94"
(150.87mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Jan–Aug 1961
8-Month
39.81"
(1,011.17mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1960 2007
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1901
Dec 1960–Aug 1961
9-Month
41.91"
(1,064.51mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
3.14"
(79.75mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1959 2007
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1906
Nov 1960–Aug 1961
10-Month
43.39"
(1,102.11mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Oct 1960–Aug 1961
11-Month
46.29"
(1,175.77mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Sep 1960–Aug 1961
12-Month
51.55"
(1,309.37mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Mar 1960–Aug 1961
18-Month
79.18"
(2,011.17mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 2008
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Sep 1959–Aug 1961
24-Month
108.55"
(2,757.17mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1960 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Sep 1958–Aug 1961
36-Month
157.62"
(4,003.55mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1942
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2021
Sep 1957–Aug 1961
48-Month
217.01"
(5,512.05mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
19.69"
(500.12mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1960 1988
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2021
Sep 1956–Aug 1961
60-Month
264.69"
(6,723.13mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
18.10"
(459.74mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1960 1927
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020

Citing This Page

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