Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1927
1-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1926 1997
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 1901
Jul–Aug 1927
2-Month
11.26"
(286.00mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1926 1983
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1908
Jun–Aug 1927
3-Month
16.37"
(415.80mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
0.84"
(21.34mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1926 1983
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1906
May–Aug 1927
4-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1926 2007
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1901
Apr–Aug 1927
5-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1926 2007
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1901
Ties: 1912
Mar–Aug 1927
6-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1926 2007
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1901
Feb–Aug 1927
7-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1926 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Ties: 2009
Jan–Aug 1927
8-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1925 2007
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1901
Ties: 1997
Dec 1926–Aug 1927
9-Month
34.44"
(874.78mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1926 2007
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1906
Nov 1926–Aug 1927
10-Month
38.47"
(977.14mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1926 1911
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Oct 1926–Aug 1927
11-Month
40.24"
(1,022.10mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1925 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2003
Sep 1926–Aug 1927
12-Month
41.91"
(1,064.51mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-7.44"
(-188.98mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2003
Mar 1926–Aug 1927
18-Month
63.59"
(1,615.19mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-13.10"
(-332.74mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1926 2008
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Sep 1925–Aug 1927
24-Month
84.44"
(2,144.78mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-14.18"
(-360.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2020
Sep 1924–Aug 1927
36-Month
128.94"
(3,275.08mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-19.09"
(-484.88mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1942
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2021
Sep 1923–Aug 1927
48-Month
176.84"
(4,491.74mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-20.48"
(-520.19mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1927 1988
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2021
Sep 1922–Aug 1927
60-Month
221.75"
(5,632.45mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-24.84"
(-630.94mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/