Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1996
1-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1997
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1901
Jul–Aug 1996
2-Month
12.55"
(318.77mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1995 1983
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1908
Ties: 1904
Jun–Aug 1996
3-Month
16.58"
(421.13mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1993 1983
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1906
May–Aug 1996
4-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
0.79"
(20.06mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1994 2007
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1901
Apr–Aug 1996
5-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
0.51"
(12.96mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1994 2007
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1901
Mar–Aug 1996
6-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 2007
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1901
Feb–Aug 1996
7-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2003
Ties: 2004
Jan–Aug 1996
8-Month
36.19"
(919.23mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1901
Dec 1995–Aug 1996
9-Month
38.07"
(966.98mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1906
Nov 1995–Aug 1996
10-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1993 1911
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2003
Ties: 1920
Oct 1995–Aug 1996
11-Month
49.32"
(1,252.73mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2003
Sep 1995–Aug 1996
12-Month
52.63"
(1,336.80mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2003
Mar 1995–Aug 1996
18-Month
80.20"
(2,037.08mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2008
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Sep 1994–Aug 1996
24-Month
103.40"
(2,626.36mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2020
Sep 1993–Aug 1996
36-Month
154.83"
(3,932.68mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2021
Sep 1992–Aug 1996
48-Month
203.86"
(5,178.04mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
6.54"
(166.11mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1988
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2021
Sep 1991–Aug 1996
60-Month
249.85"
(6,346.19mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1992 1927
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/