Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1983
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1980 1997
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1901
Jul–Aug 1983
2-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-5.86"
(-148.84mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1983 1983
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1908
Jun–Aug 1983
3-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1983 1983
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1906
May–Aug 1983
4-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-6.68"
(-169.67mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1983 2007
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1901
Apr–Aug 1983
5-Month
18.11"
(459.99mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 2007
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1901
Mar–Aug 1983
6-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1981 2007
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1901
Feb–Aug 1983
7-Month
31.33"
(795.78mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1982 2007
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Jan–Aug 1983
8-Month
34.37"
(873.00mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2007
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1901
Ties: 1942
Dec 1982–Aug 1983
9-Month
39.14"
(994.16mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1981 2007
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1906
Nov 1982–Aug 1983
10-Month
42.43"
(1,077.72mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2003
Oct 1982–Aug 1983
11-Month
46.50"
(1,181.10mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Sep 1982–Aug 1983
12-Month
49.76"
(1,263.90mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Mar 1982–Aug 1983
18-Month
75.19"
(1,909.83mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1982 2008
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1981–Aug 1983
24-Month
98.11"
(2,491.99mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020
Sep 1980–Aug 1983
36-Month
140.58"
(3,570.73mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1970 1942
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2021
Sep 1979–Aug 1983
48-Month
190.89"
(4,848.61mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-6.43"
(-163.32mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1971 1988
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2021
Sep 1978–Aug 1983
60-Month
241.09"
(6,123.69mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/