Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
4.51"
(114.55mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1997
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Ties: 1899
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1958 1983
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1908
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
16.65"
(422.91mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1983
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1906
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
19.90"
(505.46mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1957 2007
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
30.47"
(773.94mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
3.13"
(79.50mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
34.14"
(867.16mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 2007
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Ties: 1971
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
36.76"
(933.70mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1957 2007
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
40.90"
(1,038.86mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1957 2007
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1906
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
42.61"
(1,082.29mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
46.80"
(1,188.72mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
78.95"
(2,005.33mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1957 2008
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
108.46"
(2,754.88mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
9.84"
(249.93mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1958 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2020
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
156.14"
(3,965.96mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
8.11"
(206.00mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1942
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2021
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
202.02"
(5,131.31mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1958 1988
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2021
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
249.53"
(6,338.06mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1927
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/