Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2003
1-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 1997
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1901
Jul–Aug 2003
2-Month
14.09"
(357.89mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
3.13"
(79.51mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 1983
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1908
Jun–Aug 2003
3-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2002 1983
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1906
May–Aug 2003
4-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1901
Apr–Aug 2003
5-Month
33.50"
(850.90mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–Aug 2003
6-Month
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
12.11"
(307.59mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–Aug 2003
7-Month
44.64"
(1,133.86mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
13.47"
(342.14mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–Aug 2003
8-Month
46.84"
(1,189.74mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
11.77"
(298.96mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Dec 2002–Aug 2003
9-Month
51.41"
(1,305.81mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
12.64"
(321.05mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1906
Nov 2002–Aug 2003
10-Month
55.92"
(1,420.37mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
14.11"
(358.40mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Oct 2002–Aug 2003
11-Month
61.38"
(1,559.05mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
16.28"
(413.51mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 2002–Aug 2003
12-Month
66.03"
(1,677.16mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
16.68"
(423.67mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Mar 2002–Aug 2003
18-Month
87.76"
(2,229.10mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
11.07"
(281.17mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 2008
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Sep 2001–Aug 2003
24-Month
101.72"
(2,583.69mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Sep 2000–Aug 2003
36-Month
143.68"
(3,649.47mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2021
Sep 1999–Aug 2003
48-Month
198.80"
(5,049.52mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2002 1988
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2021
Ties: 1907
Sep 1998–Aug 2003
60-Month
240.66"
(6,112.76mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-5.93"
(-150.63mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
88th 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/