Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1920
1-Month
1.68"
(42.67mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-2.31"
(-58.68mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1901
Apr–May 1920
2-Month
7.15"
(181.61mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1917 1986
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1901
Mar–May 1920
3-Month
12.25"
(311.15mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1919 1985
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2003
Feb–May 1920
4-Month
17.00"
(431.80mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
1.36"
(34.54mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1919 1986
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2003
Ties: 1924
Jan–May 1920
5-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.34"
(8.64mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1918 1986
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Dec 1919–May 1920
6-Month
22.26"
(565.40mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1918 1986
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Nov 1919–May 1920
7-Month
23.36"
(593.34mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1918 1951
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1984
Oct 1919–May 1920
8-Month
27.24"
(691.90mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1918 2001
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2003
Sep 1919–May 1920
9-Month
28.51"
(724.15mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-5.31"
(-134.88mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Aug 1919–May 1920
10-Month
32.57"
(827.28mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1911 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jul 1919–May 1920
11-Month
41.57"
(1,055.88mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1916 2002
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jun 1919–May 1920
12-Month
46.26"
(1,175.00mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-3.08"
(-78.24mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1916 1981
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Dec 1918–May 1920
18-Month
71.82"
(1,824.23mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1919 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2019
Jun 1918–May 1920
24-Month
95.84"
(2,434.34mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1914 1927
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Ties: 2006
Jun 1917–May 1920
36-Month
146.02"
(3,708.91mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1927
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Jun 1916–May 1920
48-Month
196.76"
(4,997.70mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1919 1927
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 2019
Jun 1915–May 1920
60-Month
241.98"
(6,146.29mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1917 1989
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/