Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2019
1-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2016 1997
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Jul–Aug 2019
2-Month
9.89"
(251.21mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
-1.07"
(-27.17mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2017 1983
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1908
Jun–Aug 2019
3-Month
15.71"
(399.03mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1983
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1906
May–Aug 2019
4-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2015 2007
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Apr–Aug 2019
5-Month
23.18"
(588.77mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2016 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Ties: 2014
Mar–Aug 2019
6-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2016 2007
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Feb–Aug 2019
7-Month
31.39"
(797.31mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2016 2007
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Jan–Aug 2019
8-Month
35.24"
(895.10mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2016 2007
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Dec 2018–Aug 2019
9-Month
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 2007
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1906
Nov 2018–Aug 2019
10-Month
48.63"
(1,235.20mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Oct 2018–Aug 2019
11-Month
53.31"
(1,354.07mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
8.21"
(208.53mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2003
Sep 2018–Aug 2019
12-Month
63.71"
(1,618.23mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Mar 2018–Aug 2019
18-Month
96.72"
(2,456.69mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
20.03"
(508.76mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 2018 2008
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 2017–Aug 2019
24-Month
115.97"
(2,945.64mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2016–Aug 2019
36-Month
169.07"
(4,294.38mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
21.04"
(534.42mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1942
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2015–Aug 2019
48-Month
229.05"
(5,817.87mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
31.73"
(805.94mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1988
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2014–Aug 2019
60-Month
276.37"
(7,019.80mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
29.78"
(756.41mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1927
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 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/