Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1903

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1903
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 1901
Apr–May 1903
2-Month
6.95"
(176.53mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1902 1986
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 1903
3-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1902 1985
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Ties: 1928
Feb–May 1903
4-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
5.27"
(133.85mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1902 1986
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Jan–May 1903
5-Month
24.57"
(624.08mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1902 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Ties: 1973
Dec 1902–May 1903
6-Month
28.20"
(716.28mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1902 1986
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Nov 1902–May 1903
7-Month
32.19"
(817.63mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1902 1951
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Oct 1902–May 1903
8-Month
36.10"
(916.94mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1902 2001
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Sep 1902–May 1903
9-Month
40.62"
(1,031.75mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1902 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1902–May 1903
10-Month
44.91"
(1,140.71mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
5.82"
(147.82mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1902 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1902–May 1903
11-Month
47.75"
(1,212.85mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jun 1902–May 1903
12-Month
52.19"
(1,325.63mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1901 1981
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Ties: 1949
Dec 1901–May 1903
18-Month
76.00"
(1,930.40mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1901 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2021
Jun 1901–May 1903
24-Month
108.25"
(2,749.55mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1902 1927
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Jun 1900–May 1903
36-Month
159.55"
(4,052.57mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
11.45"
(290.83mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1902 1927
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2021
Jun 1899–May 1903
48-Month
207.63"
(5,273.80mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1901 1927
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2021
Jun 1898–May 1903
60-Month
268.26"
(6,813.80mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
21.59"
(548.38mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1902 1989
5th 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 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/