Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1936
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1901
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
7.50"
(190.50mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1901
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1898 1985
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
17.58"
(446.53mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
23.93"
(607.82mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
25.47"
(646.94mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1898 1951
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1898 2001
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
32.95"
(836.93mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
37.46"
(951.48mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
48.08"
(1,221.23mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-1.26"
(-32.01mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
77.05"
(1,957.07mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
108.71"
(2,761.23mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1899 1927
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
148.56"
(3,773.42mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
199.49"
(5,067.05mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1899 1927
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
241.29"
(6,128.77mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1989
81st 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 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/