Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1905

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1905
1-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1936
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Apr–May 1905
2-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1904 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 1905
3-Month
13.65"
(346.71mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1904 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Feb–May 1905
4-Month
19.29"
(489.97mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1904 1986
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Jan–May 1905
5-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1986
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Ties: 1990
Dec 1904–May 1905
6-Month
25.78"
(654.81mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1904 1986
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Ties: 2018
Nov 1904–May 1905
7-Month
29.24"
(742.70mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1951
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Oct 1904–May 1905
8-Month
30.86"
(783.84mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1904 2001
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Sep 1904–May 1905
9-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 1994
Aug 1904–May 1905
10-Month
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1904–May 1905
11-Month
47.15"
(1,197.61mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1904–May 1905
12-Month
51.50"
(1,308.10mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1903–May 1905
18-Month
69.51"
(1,765.55mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2021
Jun 1903–May 1905
24-Month
92.74"
(2,355.60mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-5.89"
(-149.60mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2020
Jun 1902–May 1905
36-Month
144.93"
(3,681.22mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-3.17"
(-80.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2021
Jun 1901–May 1905
48-Month
200.99"
(5,105.15mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
3.58"
(90.94mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1904 1927
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2021
Jun 1900–May 1905
60-Month
252.29"
(6,408.17mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1904 1989
38th 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 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/