Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1974
1-Month
7.75"
(196.85mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1997
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1901
Jul–Aug 1974
2-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1983
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1908
Ties: 1989
Jun–Aug 1974
3-Month
16.02"
(406.91mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
0.49"
(12.45mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1973 1983
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
May–Aug 1974
4-Month
22.40"
(568.96mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1973 2007
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1901
Apr–Aug 1974
5-Month
26.00"
(660.40mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1973 2007
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Mar–Aug 1974
6-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Feb–Aug 1974
7-Month
34.39"
(873.51mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Jan–Aug 1974
8-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 2007
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Dec 1973–Aug 1974
9-Month
46.02"
(1,168.91mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 2007
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1906
Nov 1973–Aug 1974
10-Month
47.66"
(1,210.56mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1911
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Oct 1973–Aug 1974
11-Month
49.52"
(1,257.81mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Sep 1973–Aug 1974
12-Month
52.00"
(1,320.80mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Mar 1973–Aug 1974
18-Month
82.77"
(2,102.36mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
6.08"
(154.43mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2008
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1972–Aug 1974
24-Month
110.03"
(2,794.76mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Sep 1971–Aug 1974
36-Month
162.65"
(4,131.31mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
14.62"
(371.35mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1973 1942
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2021
Sep 1970–Aug 1974
48-Month
213.10"
(5,412.74mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
15.78"
(400.81mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1973 1988
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021
Sep 1969–Aug 1974
60-Month
259.06"
(6,580.12mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
12.47"
(316.73mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1927
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/