Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1895 1936
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
6.90"
(175.26mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1986
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
9.72"
(246.89mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.61"
(-15.50mm)
55th Driest Driest to Date 1986
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1986
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1998
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-2.51"
(-63.76mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1986
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1951
85th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 2001
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-6.88"
(-174.75mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1941
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 2002
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
38.43"
(976.12mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 2002
105th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-7.54"
(-191.52mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1981
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/