Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1915

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1915
1-Month
5.83"
(148.08mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1901
Ties: 1979
Apr–May 1915
2-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1901
Ties: 1948
Mar–May 1915
3-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1914 1985
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2003
Feb–May 1915
4-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2003
Jan–May 1915
5-Month
20.01"
(508.25mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1998
Dec 1914–May 1915
6-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1998
Nov 1914–May 1915
7-Month
29.72"
(754.89mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1914 1951
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1984
Oct 1914–May 1915
8-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1914 2001
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2003
Sep 1914–May 1915
9-Month
37.66"
(956.56mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
3.84"
(97.53mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Aug 1914–May 1915
10-Month
42.58"
(1,081.53mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
3.49"
(88.64mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1914 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1914–May 1915
11-Month
47.56"
(1,208.02mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1914 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1914–May 1915
12-Month
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1914 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Ties: 1963
Dec 1913–May 1915
18-Month
69.98"
(1,777.49mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1912 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Jun 1913–May 1915
24-Month
97.35"
(2,472.69mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-1.28"
(-32.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1914 1927
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2020
Jun 1912–May 1915
36-Month
143.16"
(3,636.26mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1906 1927
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2020
Jun 1911–May 1915
48-Month
195.21"
(4,958.33mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1914 1927
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1910–May 1915
60-Month
240.54"
(6,109.72mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-6.13"
(-155.70mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1914 1989
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/