Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, August 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2021
1-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
5.28"
(134.11mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2019 1997
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Jul–Aug 2021
2-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
10.96"
(278.38mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1983
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1908
Jun–Aug 2021
3-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
15.53"
(394.46mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2020 1983
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1906
May–Aug 2021
4-Month
20.67"
(525.02mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Apr–Aug 2021
5-Month
22.62"
(574.55mm)
23.06"
(585.72mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2016 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Mar–Aug 2021
6-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
27.34"
(694.44mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Feb–Aug 2021
7-Month
33.29"
(845.57mm)
31.17"
(791.72mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Jan–Aug 2021
8-Month
37.92"
(963.17mm)
35.07"
(890.78mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1901
Dec 2020–Aug 2021
9-Month
42.47"
(1,078.74mm)
38.77"
(984.76mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2019 2007
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1906
Nov 2020–Aug 2021
10-Month
48.62"
(1,234.95mm)
41.81"
(1,061.97mm)
6.81"
(172.98mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Oct 2020–Aug 2021
11-Month
52.83"
(1,341.88mm)
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Sep 2020–Aug 2021
12-Month
59.63"
(1,514.60mm)
49.35"
(1,253.49mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2003
Mar 2020–Aug 2021
18-Month
93.09"
(2,364.49mm)
76.69"
(1,947.93mm)
16.40"
(416.56mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 2008
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2019–Aug 2021
24-Month
120.37"
(3,057.40mm)
98.62"
(2,504.95mm)
21.75"
(552.45mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Sep 2018–Aug 2021
36-Month
184.08"
(4,675.63mm)
148.03"
(3,759.96mm)
36.05"
(915.67mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2017–Aug 2021
48-Month
236.34"
(6,003.04mm)
197.32"
(5,011.93mm)
39.02"
(991.11mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1988
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Sep 2016–Aug 2021
60-Month
289.44"
(7,351.78mm)
246.59"
(6,263.39mm)
42.85"
(1,088.39mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 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/