Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, July 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2021
1-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
0.24"
(6.09mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2020 1983
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1916
Jun–Jul 2021
2-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2020 1990
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
May–Jul 2021
3-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2013
Apr–Jul 2021
4-Month
16.53"
(419.86mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2011 1986
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Mar–Jul 2021
5-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
22.06"
(560.32mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2016 1986
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Ties: 1992
Feb–Jul 2021
6-Month
27.20"
(690.88mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Jan–Jul 2021
7-Month
31.83"
(808.48mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Ties: 1958
Dec 2020–Jul 2021
8-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Nov 2020–Jul 2021
9-Month
42.53"
(1,080.26mm)
36.52"
(927.61mm)
6.01"
(152.65mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Oct 2020–Jul 2021
10-Month
46.74"
(1,187.20mm)
39.82"
(1,011.43mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Sep 2020–Jul 2021
11-Month
53.54"
(1,359.92mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
9.47"
(240.54mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2003
Aug 2020–Jul 2021
12-Month
61.52"
(1,562.61mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb 2020–Jul 2021
18-Month
94.01"
(2,387.85mm)
75.27"
(1,911.86mm)
18.74"
(475.99mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 2008
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Jul 2021
24-Month
119.42"
(3,033.27mm)
98.60"
(2,504.44mm)
20.82"
(528.83mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Aug 2018–Jul 2021
36-Month
184.60"
(4,688.84mm)
148.04"
(3,760.22mm)
36.56"
(928.62mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Aug 2017–Jul 2021
48-Month
235.40"
(5,979.16mm)
197.35"
(5,012.69mm)
38.05"
(966.47mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1988
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Aug 2016–Jul 2021
60-Month
287.84"
(7,311.14mm)
246.58"
(6,263.13mm)
41.26"
(1,048.01mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/