Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, July 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 2021
1-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
5.67"
(144.02mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2020 1983
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1916
Jun–Jul 2021
2-Month
12.13"
(308.10mm)
10.25"
(260.35mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2020 1990
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2013
May–Jul 2021
3-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
0.37"
(9.39mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2013
Ties: 1967
Apr–Jul 2021
4-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
17.77"
(451.36mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Mar–Jul 2021
5-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
22.06"
(560.32mm)
-1.37"
(-34.79mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2016 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Feb–Jul 2021
6-Month
27.23"
(691.64mm)
25.89"
(657.61mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Jan–Jul 2021
7-Month
31.86"
(809.24mm)
29.79"
(756.67mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Dec 2020–Jul 2021
8-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
33.49"
(850.65mm)
2.92"
(74.16mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Nov 2020–Jul 2021
9-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
36.52"
(927.61mm)
6.04"
(153.41mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Oct 2020–Jul 2021
10-Month
46.77"
(1,187.96mm)
39.82"
(1,011.43mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Sep 2020–Jul 2021
11-Month
53.57"
(1,360.68mm)
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2003
Aug 2020–Jul 2021
12-Month
61.55"
(1,563.37mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
12.21"
(310.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb 2020–Jul 2021
18-Month
94.04"
(2,388.62mm)
75.27"
(1,911.86mm)
18.77"
(476.76mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 2008
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Jul 2021
24-Month
119.45"
(3,034.03mm)
98.60"
(2,504.44mm)
20.85"
(529.59mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Aug 2018–Jul 2021
36-Month
184.63"
(4,689.60mm)
148.04"
(3,760.22mm)
36.59"
(929.38mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Aug 2017–Jul 2021
48-Month
235.43"
(5,979.92mm)
197.35"
(5,012.69mm)
38.08"
(967.23mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1988
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Aug 2016–Jul 2021
60-Month
287.87"
(7,311.90mm)
246.58"
(6,263.13mm)
41.29"
(1,048.77mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/