Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2021
1-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1997
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Jul–Aug 2021
2-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2019 1983
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1908
Ties: 1950
Jun–Aug 2021
3-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2020 1983
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1906
May–Aug 2021
4-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Apr–Aug 2021
5-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2016 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Mar–Aug 2021
6-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Feb–Aug 2021
7-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Jan–Aug 2021
8-Month
37.90"
(962.66mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Dec 2020–Aug 2021
9-Month
42.45"
(1,078.23mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1906
Nov 2020–Aug 2021
10-Month
48.60"
(1,234.44mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
6.79"
(172.47mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Oct 2020–Aug 2021
11-Month
52.81"
(1,341.37mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Sep 2020–Aug 2021
12-Month
59.61"
(1,514.09mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
10.26"
(260.60mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Mar 2020–Aug 2021
18-Month
93.07"
(2,363.98mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
16.38"
(416.05mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 2008
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2019–Aug 2021
24-Month
120.35"
(3,056.89mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Sep 2018–Aug 2021
36-Month
184.06"
(4,675.12mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
36.03"
(915.16mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2017–Aug 2021
48-Month
236.32"
(6,002.53mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
39.00"
(990.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1988
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2016–Aug 2021
60-Month
289.42"
(7,351.27mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
42.83"
(1,087.88mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 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/