Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1897 1936
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1901
Ties: 1908
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
7.78"
(197.61mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1901
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
11.91"
(302.51mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1896 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2003
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2003
Ties: 1950
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1986
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-4.33"
(-109.99mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1986
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
21.67"
(550.42mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-4.61"
(-117.09mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1951
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1984
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 2001
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2003
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-7.26"
(-184.41mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
29.87"
(758.70mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-9.22"
(-234.19mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-8.88"
(-225.55mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
39.85"
(1,012.19mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-9.49"
(-241.05mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
63.36"
(1,609.34mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-9.26"
(-235.21mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
90.78"
(2,305.81mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-7.85"
(-199.39mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1927
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
132.58"
(3,367.53mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-15.52"
(-394.21mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1927
118th 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 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/