Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1980 1997
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1901
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1980 1983
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1908
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1980 1983
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1906
Ties: 1903
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
1.04"
(26.41mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1901
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-5.89"
(-149.61mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1977 2007
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1951 2007
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1906
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
34.10"
(866.14mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-7.71"
(-195.83mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-7.16"
(-181.86mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
42.47"
(1,078.74mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-6.88"
(-174.75mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
67.25"
(1,708.15mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-9.44"
(-239.78mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 2008
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
92.78"
(2,356.61mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
142.98"
(3,631.69mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1942
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
200.20"
(5,085.08mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1979 1988
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
246.07"
(6,250.18mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

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