Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1988
1-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1987 1997
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Jul–Aug 1988
2-Month
9.37"
(238.00mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1987 1983
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1908
Jun–Aug 1988
3-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1983
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1906
May–Aug 1988
4-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1987 2007
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Apr–Aug 1988
5-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1987 2007
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Mar–Aug 1988
6-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Feb–Aug 1988
7-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-6.85"
(-173.99mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Jan–Aug 1988
8-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-7.16"
(-181.87mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Dec 1987–Aug 1988
9-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-7.56"
(-192.03mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1906
Nov 1987–Aug 1988
10-Month
34.71"
(881.63mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 1911
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Oct 1987–Aug 1988
11-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-9.23"
(-234.44mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Sep 1987–Aug 1988
12-Month
42.16"
(1,070.86mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-7.19"
(-182.63mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Mar 1987–Aug 1988
18-Month
65.34"
(1,659.64mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-11.35"
(-288.29mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 2008
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1986–Aug 1988
24-Month
89.12"
(2,263.65mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-9.50"
(-241.30mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Sep 1985–Aug 1988
36-Month
129.47"
(3,288.54mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-18.56"
(-471.42mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1987 1942
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2021
Sep 1984–Aug 1988
48-Month
171.59"
(4,358.39mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-25.73"
(-653.54mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1988
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
Sep 1983–Aug 1988
60-Month
231.24"
(5,873.50mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-15.35"
(-389.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/