Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
3.59"
(91.19mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1936
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1901
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1901
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
26.29"
(667.77mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
28.97"
(735.84mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
32.45"
(824.23mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1898 1951
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
37.67"
(956.82mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
8.10"
(205.74mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1898 2001
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
42.18"
(1,071.37mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
49.47"
(1,256.54mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
56.65"
(1,438.91mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
11.90"
(302.26mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
60.63"
(1,540.00mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
11.29"
(286.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
79.54"
(2,020.32mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
100.48"
(2,552.19mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
193.21"
(4,907.53mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-4.20"
(-106.68mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1927
82nd 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 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/