Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1912

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1912
1-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1911 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1901
Ties: 1907
Apr–May 1912
2-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1911 1986
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1901
Mar–May 1912
3-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1911 1985
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Feb–May 1912
4-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1911 1986
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Jan–May 1912
5-Month
23.21"
(589.53mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1911 1986
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Dec 1911–May 1912
6-Month
27.38"
(695.45mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
4.14"
(105.15mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1911 1986
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Nov 1911–May 1912
7-Month
31.45"
(798.83mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1911 1951
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1984
Oct 1911–May 1912
8-Month
35.93"
(912.62mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1911 2001
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Sep 1911–May 1912
9-Month
39.58"
(1,005.33mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
5.76"
(146.30mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1911–May 1912
10-Month
45.48"
(1,155.19mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
6.39"
(162.30mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1911–May 1912
11-Month
49.05"
(1,245.87mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1911–May 1912
12-Month
52.05"
(1,322.07mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Dec 1910–May 1912
18-Month
69.31"
(1,760.47mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-3.31"
(-84.08mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2021
Jun 1910–May 1912
24-Month
97.38"
(2,473.45mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1911 1927
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Jun 1909–May 1912
36-Month
143.92"
(3,655.57mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1906 1927
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2021
Jun 1908–May 1912
48-Month
201.37"
(5,114.80mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
3.96"
(100.59mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1907 1927
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2021
Jun 1907–May 1912
60-Month
255.77"
(6,496.56mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
9.10"
(231.14mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1908 1989
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 20, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/