Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1997
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1901
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
12.34"
(313.44mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
1.38"
(35.06mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1983
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1908
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
15.70"
(398.78mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1983
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
18.47"
(469.14mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Ties: 1935
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
25.78"
(654.81mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
29.44"
(747.78mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
31.77"
(806.96mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
36.22"
(919.99mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 2007
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
39.24"
(996.70mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-2.57"
(-65.27mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
41.50"
(1,054.10mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
45.96"
(1,167.38mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
75.43"
(1,915.92mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 2008
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
95.65"
(2,429.51mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
137.71"
(3,497.83mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-10.32"
(-262.13mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1968 1942
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2021
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
184.08"
(4,675.63mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-13.24"
(-336.30mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1969 1988
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2021
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
227.00"
(5,765.80mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-19.59"
(-497.59mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1927
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 24, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/