Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2004
1-Month
7.62"
(193.55mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2003 1997
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1901
Jul–Aug 2004
2-Month
12.76"
(324.10mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1983
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1908
Jun–Aug 2004
3-Month
18.10"
(459.74mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2002 1983
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1906
May–Aug 2004
4-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Apr–Aug 2004
5-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Mar–Aug 2004
6-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Feb–Aug 2004
7-Month
30.93"
(785.62mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Ties: 1996
Jan–Aug 2004
8-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Ties: 1956
Dec 2003–Aug 2004
9-Month
36.64"
(930.66mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 2007
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1906
Nov 2003–Aug 2004
10-Month
39.43"
(1,001.52mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Oct 2003–Aug 2004
11-Month
43.19"
(1,097.03mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Ties: 1900, 1931
Sep 2003–Aug 2004
12-Month
48.82"
(1,240.03mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Mar 2003–Aug 2004
18-Month
88.27"
(2,242.06mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
11.58"
(294.13mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2003 2008
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Sep 2002–Aug 2004
24-Month
114.85"
(2,917.19mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
16.23"
(412.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Sep 2001–Aug 2004
36-Month
150.54"
(3,823.72mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2003 1942
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2021
Sep 2000–Aug 2004
48-Month
192.50"
(4,889.50mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2002 1988
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2021
Sep 1999–Aug 2004
60-Month
247.62"
(6,289.55mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1927
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 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/