Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2002
1-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1997
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1901
Ties: 1977
Jul–Aug 2002
2-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1999 1983
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1908
Jun–Aug 2002
3-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1999 1983
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1906
May–Aug 2002
4-Month
15.21"
(386.33mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1999 2007
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Apr–Aug 2002
5-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-5.97"
(-151.63mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Mar–Aug 2002
6-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-5.61"
(-142.50mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1932 2007
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Feb–Aug 2002
7-Month
23.37"
(593.60mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-7.80"
(-198.12mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 2007
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Jan–Aug 2002
8-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-6.73"
(-170.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1901
Dec 2001–Aug 2002
9-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-8.43"
(-214.12mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1986 2007
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1906
Nov 2001–Aug 2002
10-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-10.32"
(-262.12mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Oct 2001–Aug 2002
11-Month
32.70"
(830.58mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-12.40"
(-314.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Sep 2001–Aug 2002
12-Month
35.69"
(906.53mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-13.66"
(-346.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
126th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Mar 2001–Aug 2002
18-Month
61.37"
(1,558.80mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-15.32"
(-389.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 2008
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Sep 2000–Aug 2002
24-Month
77.65"
(1,972.31mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-20.97"
(-532.64mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Sep 1999–Aug 2002
36-Month
132.77"
(3,372.36mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-15.26"
(-387.60mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1988 1942
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2021
Sep 1998–Aug 2002
48-Month
174.63"
(4,435.60mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-22.69"
(-576.33mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1988
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2021
Sep 1997–Aug 2002
60-Month
232.60"
(5,908.04mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-13.99"
(-355.35mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/