Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1997
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1901
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
10.54"
(267.72mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1983
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1908
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
14.65"
(372.11mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 1983
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1906
Ties: 2014
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Ties: 1966
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1901
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
37.08"
(941.83mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1906
Ties: 1971
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
46.05"
(1,169.67mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
51.73"
(1,313.94mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
57.22"
(1,453.39mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
81.13"
(2,060.70mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 2008
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
103.09"
(2,618.49mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
149.91"
(3,807.71mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
202.69"
(5,148.33mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1988
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
254.69"
(6,469.13mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/