Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
3.94"
(100.08mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1936
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1901
Ties: 1897
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
2.92"
(74.17mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1917 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1905 1901
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
12.66"
(321.56mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1916 1985
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2003
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2003
Ties: 2010
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
18.66"
(473.96mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1998
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
20.71"
(526.03mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1998
Ties: 1925
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1951
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1984
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
24.38"
(619.25mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1911 2001
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2003
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
35.35"
(897.89mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1917 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
43.38"
(1,101.85mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
50.18"
(1,274.57mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1916 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
73.03"
(1,854.96mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1917 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2021
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
100.92"
(2,563.37mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1927
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2020
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
146.14"
(3,711.96mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1927
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2021
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
197.05"
(5,005.07mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1917 1927
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2021
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
243.49"
(6,184.65mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1917 1989
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/