Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1904
1-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1903 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Ties: 1969, 2001
Apr–May 1904
2-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1986
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1901
Mar–May 1904
3-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1902 1985
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Feb–May 1904
4-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Jan–May 1904
5-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-3.69"
(-93.73mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Dec 1903–May 1904
6-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-5.23"
(-132.85mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Nov 1903–May 1904
7-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-6.49"
(-164.84mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1951
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Oct 1903–May 1904
8-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 2001
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Sep 1903–May 1904
9-Month
25.56"
(649.22mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-8.26"
(-209.81mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1903–May 1904
10-Month
31.27"
(794.26mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-7.82"
(-198.63mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1903–May 1904
11-Month
35.29"
(896.37mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-9.46"
(-240.28mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1903–May 1904
12-Month
41.24"
(1,047.50mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-8.10"
(-205.74mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1902–May 1904
18-Month
69.44"
(1,763.78mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1898 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2021
Jun 1902–May 1904
24-Month
93.43"
(2,373.12mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2020
Jun 1901–May 1904
36-Month
149.49"
(3,797.05mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1900 1927
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2021
Jun 1900–May 1904
48-Month
200.79"
(5,100.07mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
3.38"
(85.86mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1901 1927
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2021
Jun 1899–May 1904
60-Month
248.87"
(6,321.30mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1900 1989
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 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/