Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1997
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-3.42"
(-86.86mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1983 1983
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1908
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
11.74"
(298.20mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1983 1983
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1906
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-4.16"
(-105.67mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
27.48"
(697.99mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Ties: 2015
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
33.74"
(857.00mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
38.22"
(970.79mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1906
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
42.18"
(1,071.37mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
45.28"
(1,150.11mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
46.96"
(1,192.78mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
68.91"
(1,750.31mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-7.78"
(-197.62mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1986 2008
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
87.31"
(2,217.67mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-11.31"
(-287.28mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
129.43"
(3,287.52mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-18.60"
(-472.44mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2021
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
189.08"
(4,802.63mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-8.24"
(-209.30mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2021
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
238.84"
(6,066.54mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-7.75"
(-196.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/