Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1971
1-Month
6.02"
(152.91mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1997
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1901
Jul–Aug 1971
2-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1969 1983
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1908
Jun–Aug 1971
3-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1983
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
May–Aug 1971
4-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1901
Apr–Aug 1971
5-Month
24.21"
(614.93mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Mar–Aug 1971
6-Month
29.16"
(740.66mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Feb–Aug 1971
7-Month
34.14"
(867.16mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Ties: 1959
Jan–Aug 1971
8-Month
38.41"
(975.61mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Dec 1970–Aug 1971
9-Month
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 2007
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1906
Ties: 1978
Nov 1970–Aug 1971
10-Month
43.42"
(1,102.87mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2003
Oct 1970–Aug 1971
11-Month
48.07"
(1,220.98mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Sep 1970–Aug 1971
12-Month
50.45"
(1,281.43mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Mar 1970–Aug 1971
18-Month
76.23"
(1,936.24mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 2008
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Sep 1969–Aug 1971
24-Month
96.41"
(2,448.81mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Sep 1968–Aug 1971
36-Month
146.10"
(3,710.94mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1942
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2021
Sep 1967–Aug 1971
48-Month
188.16"
(4,779.26mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-9.16"
(-232.67mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1988
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2021
Sep 1966–Aug 1971
60-Month
234.53"
(5,957.06mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-12.06"
(-306.33mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 28, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/