Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1895
1-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
78th Driest Driest to Date 1936
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Apr–May 1895
2-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
121st Driest Driest to Date 1986
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Mar–May 1895
3-Month
16.88"
(428.75mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
123rd Driest Driest to Date 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–May 1895
4-Month
19.21"
(487.93mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
109th Driest Driest to Date 1986
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–May 1895
5-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
119th Driest Driest to Date 1986
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/