Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
1.90"
(48.26mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1997 1997
128th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
7.68"
(195.07mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1993 1983
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1908
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1993 1983
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1906
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-4.46"
(-113.28mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
22.90"
(581.66mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
26.67"
(677.42mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1993 2007
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Ties: 1927
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
34.25"
(869.95mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1988 2007
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1906
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
37.79"
(959.87mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-4.02"
(-102.10mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1988 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
41.76"
(1,060.70mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
50.90"
(1,292.86mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
79.04"
(2,007.62mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1994 2008
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
103.53"
(2,629.66mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
4.91"
(124.71mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2020
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
154.30"
(3,919.22mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2021
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
205.73"
(5,225.54mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
8.41"
(213.61mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1988
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
254.76"
(6,470.90mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
8.17"
(207.51mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1996 1927
30th 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 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/