Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
7.98"
(202.69mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1997
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1992 1901
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2019 1983
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1908
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2019 1983
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1906
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
24.83"
(630.68mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1901
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
7.09"
(180.09mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1901
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
33.46"
(849.88mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
6.12"
(155.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1901
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
40.47"
(1,027.94mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
9.77"
(248.16mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Ties: 1906
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
49.41"
(1,255.01mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
10.64"
(270.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1906
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
52.75"
(1,339.85mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
10.94"
(277.88mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
57.65"
(1,464.31mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
12.55"
(318.77mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
60.74"
(1,542.80mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
11.39"
(289.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2003
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
87.14"
(2,213.36mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
10.45"
(265.43mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 2008
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
124.45"
(3,161.03mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
25.83"
(656.08mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
176.71"
(4,488.43mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
28.68"
(728.47mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1942
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
229.81"
(5,837.17mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
32.49"
(825.24mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1988
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
289.79"
(7,360.67mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
43.20"
(1,097.28mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1927
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 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/