Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1936
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1901
Ties: 1918
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
7.37"
(187.20mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1896 1986
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1896 1985
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1896 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1896 1986
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1998
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1896 1986
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
28.21"
(716.53mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1951
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
29.95"
(760.73mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1896 2001
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Ties: 1964
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
35.38"
(898.65mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
37.91"
(962.91mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
46.01"
(1,168.65mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1896 2002
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
50.93"
(1,293.62mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1896 1981
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
71.66"
(1,820.16mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
54th Driest Driest to Date 2002
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
92.73"
(2,355.34mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-5.90"
(-149.86mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1927
92nd 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/