Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1908
1-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1906 1936
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1901
Ties: 1898
Apr–May 1908
2-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1906 1986
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 1901
Mar–May 1908
3-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1907 1985
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2003
Ties: 1935
Feb–May 1908
4-Month
17.26"
(438.40mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1986
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2003
Jan–May 1908
5-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1907 1986
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1998
Dec 1907–May 1908
6-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1907 1986
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Nov 1907–May 1908
7-Month
31.77"
(806.96mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1907 1951
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1984
Oct 1907–May 1908
8-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1907 2001
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Sep 1907–May 1908
9-Month
37.69"
(957.33mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1907 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1907–May 1908
10-Month
42.10"
(1,069.34mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1907 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1907–May 1908
11-Month
47.17"
(1,198.12mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
2.42"
(61.47mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1906 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1907–May 1908
12-Month
54.40"
(1,381.76mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1906 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Dec 1906–May 1908
18-Month
74.14"
(1,883.16mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1905 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1906–May 1908
24-Month
109.28"
(2,775.71mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1907 1927
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1905–May 1908
36-Month
159.43"
(4,049.52mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1907 1927
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2020
Jun 1904–May 1908
48-Month
210.93"
(5,357.62mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1907 1927
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jun 1903–May 1908
60-Month
252.17"
(6,405.12mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1989
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/