Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2008
1-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2007 1997
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1901
Jul–Aug 2008
2-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2007 1983
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1908
Jun–Aug 2008
3-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
-2.15"
(-54.61mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2007 1983
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1906
May–Aug 2008
4-Month
16.32"
(414.53mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1901
Apr–Aug 2008
5-Month
21.30"
(541.02mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1901
Mar–Aug 2008
6-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1901
Feb–Aug 2008
7-Month
29.16"
(740.66mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
-2.01"
(-51.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2003
Jan–Aug 2008
8-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1901
Dec 2007–Aug 2008
9-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2007 2007
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1906
Nov 2007–Aug 2008
10-Month
36.07"
(916.18mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2003
Oct 2007–Aug 2008
11-Month
40.40"
(1,026.16mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2007 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2003
Sep 2007–Aug 2008
12-Month
42.48"
(1,078.99mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
-6.87"
(-174.50mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2003
Mar 2007–Aug 2008
18-Month
59.89"
(1,521.21mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
-16.80"
(-426.72mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 2008 2008
127th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Sep 2006–Aug 2008
24-Month
86.49"
(2,196.85mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
-12.13"
(-308.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Sep 2005–Aug 2008
36-Month
132.85"
(3,374.39mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
-15.18"
(-385.57mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2021
Sep 2004–Aug 2008
48-Month
181.18"
(4,601.97mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
-16.14"
(-409.96mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 1988
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2021
Sep 2003–Aug 2008
60-Month
230.00"
(5,842.00mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
-16.59"
(-421.39mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 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/