Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
4.90"
(124.46mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1986
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Ties: 1994
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1985
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
14.76"
(374.90mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
25.19"
(639.83mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1898 1951
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
26.81"
(680.97mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1898 2001
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
32.84"
(834.14mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
44.56"
(1,131.82mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
5.47"
(138.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
50.95"
(1,294.13mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
56.06"
(1,423.92mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
6.72"
(170.68mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
84.51"
(2,146.55mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
11.89"
(302.00mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
107.36"
(2,726.94mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
8.73"
(221.74mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1901 1927
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
155.44"
(3,948.18mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1900 1927
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2021
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
216.07"
(5,488.18mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
18.66"
(473.97mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1901 1927
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
255.92"
(6,500.37mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1901 1989
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/