Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
5.04"
(128.02mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1901
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1901
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
9.81"
(249.17mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1914 1985
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2003
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1915 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2003
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
16.76"
(425.70mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Ties: 1938
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Ties: 1970
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
22.76"
(578.10mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1914 1951
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1984
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1914 2001
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2003
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
36.56"
(928.62mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1914 2002
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
41.13"
(1,044.70mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-3.62"
(-91.95mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1913 2002
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
45.22"
(1,148.59mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1904 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
71.42"
(1,814.07mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1915 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
96.13"
(2,441.70mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1914 1927
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2020
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
142.57"
(3,621.28mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-5.53"
(-140.46mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2020
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
188.38"
(4,784.85mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-9.03"
(-229.36mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1927
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
240.43"
(6,106.92mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-6.24"
(-158.50mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1989
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 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/