Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1997
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1901
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
10.53"
(267.46mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1938 1983
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1908
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1983
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1906
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
17.74"
(450.60mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 2007
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
24.91"
(632.71mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-2.43"
(-61.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1933 2007
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
26.06"
(661.92mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-5.11"
(-129.80mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1932 2007
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
31.80"
(807.72mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
33.67"
(855.22mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 2007
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1906
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
36.56"
(928.62mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1932 1911
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
40.02"
(1,016.51mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
44.29"
(1,124.97mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
73.08"
(1,856.23mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1942 2008
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
101.89"
(2,588.01mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
150.80"
(3,830.32mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
196.85"
(4,999.99mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 1988
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2021
Ties: 1918
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
247.73"
(6,292.34mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1946 1927
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 7, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/