Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1901
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
6.49"
(164.85mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1901
Ties: 1913
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
12.72"
(323.09mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.91"
(23.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1916 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2003
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2003
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
22.85"
(580.39mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1916 1951
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1984
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1916 2001
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2003
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
34.92"
(886.97mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
44.51"
(1,130.55mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
50.74"
(1,288.80mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1916 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
71.26"
(1,810.00mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1915 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
95.96"
(2,437.38mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1914 1927
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
146.87"
(3,730.50mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1916 1927
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1911 1998
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
193.31"
(4,910.07mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1916 1927
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
239.12"
(6,073.65mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-7.55"
(-191.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1914 1989
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 25, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/