Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
4.17"
(105.91mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1936
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
14.05"
(356.87mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
7.01"
(178.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
23.97"
(608.84mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
5.21"
(132.33mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
6.34"
(161.04mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1900 1951
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Ties: 1993
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
35.63"
(905.00mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1900 2001
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
38.01"
(965.45mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
41.57"
(1,055.88mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
45.53"
(1,156.46mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1900 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
51.30"
(1,303.02mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1900 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
75.23"
(1,910.84mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
99.38"
(2,524.25mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
160.01"
(4,064.25mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
11.91"
(302.51mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1900 1927
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
199.86"
(5,076.44mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1900 1927
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
250.79"
(6,370.07mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1900 1989
42nd 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/