Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1906

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1906
1-Month
3.04"
(77.22mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1903 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1901
Ties: 1986
Apr–May 1906
2-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1986
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1901
Mar–May 1906
3-Month
10.27"
(260.86mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1985
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2003
Feb–May 1906
4-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1986
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2003
Jan–May 1906
5-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1904 1986
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1998
Dec 1905–May 1906
6-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.92"
(74.16mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1905 1986
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Ties: 2010
Nov 1905–May 1906
7-Month
27.01"
(686.05mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1904 1951
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1984
Oct 1905–May 1906
8-Month
29.59"
(751.59mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1904 2001
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2003
Sep 1905–May 1906
9-Month
32.35"
(821.69mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1904 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Aug 1905–May 1906
10-Month
38.71"
(983.23mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Jul 1905–May 1906
11-Month
46.89"
(1,191.01mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Ties: 2014
Jun 1905–May 1906
12-Month
50.15"
(1,273.81mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1904 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Dec 1904–May 1906
18-Month
75.93"
(1,928.62mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1905 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1904–May 1906
24-Month
101.65"
(2,581.91mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1905 1927
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Ties: 1978
Jun 1903–May 1906
36-Month
142.89"
(3,629.41mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-5.21"
(-132.33mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1998
Jun 1902–May 1906
48-Month
195.08"
(4,955.03mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1899 1927
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019
Jun 1901–May 1906
60-Month
251.14"
(6,378.96mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1904 1989
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/