Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2016
1-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2015 1997
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Jul–Aug 2016
2-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2015 1983
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1908
Jun–Aug 2016
3-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1983
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1906
May–Aug 2016
4-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2015 2007
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1901
Ties: 1973, 1994
Apr–Aug 2016
5-Month
22.34"
(567.44mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2015 2007
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Ties: 2005
Mar–Aug 2016
6-Month
24.48"
(621.79mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2015 2007
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Feb–Aug 2016
7-Month
30.29"
(769.37mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2007
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2003
Jan–Aug 2016
8-Month
33.09"
(840.49mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2015 2007
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Dec 2015–Aug 2016
9-Month
40.40"
(1,026.16mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2015 2007
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1906
Nov 2015–Aug 2016
10-Month
47.60"
(1,209.04mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
5.79"
(147.07mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Oct 2015–Aug 2016
11-Month
54.67"
(1,388.62mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Sep 2015–Aug 2016
12-Month
59.98"
(1,523.49mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
10.63"
(270.00mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Mar 2015–Aug 2016
18-Month
83.96"
(2,132.58mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
7.27"
(184.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 2008
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Ties: 1946
Sep 2014–Aug 2016
24-Month
107.30"
(2,725.42mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2020
Sep 2013–Aug 2016
36-Month
155.64"
(3,953.26mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
7.61"
(193.30mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2015 1942
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2021
Sep 2012–Aug 2016
48-Month
210.98"
(5,358.89mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1988
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2021
Sep 2011–Aug 2016
60-Month
259.58"
(6,593.33mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
12.99"
(329.94mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2015 1927
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 18, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/