Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1930

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1930
1-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1927 1936
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Apr–May 1930
2-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-2.44"
(-61.97mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1926 1986
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Ties: 1995
Mar–May 1930
3-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-4.02"
(-102.10mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1985
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Feb–May 1930
4-Month
9.14"
(232.16mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-6.50"
(-165.10mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1986
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Jan–May 1930
5-Month
13.06"
(331.72mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-6.49"
(-164.85mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1986
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Dec 1929–May 1930
6-Month
16.11"
(409.19mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-7.13"
(-181.11mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1986
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Nov 1929–May 1930
7-Month
20.56"
(522.22mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-5.72"
(-145.29mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1911 1951
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1984
Oct 1929–May 1930
8-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1927 2001
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Sep 1929–May 1930
9-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Aug 1929–May 1930
10-Month
37.84"
(961.14mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jul 1929–May 1930
11-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1929–May 1930
12-Month
49.39"
(1,254.51mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1927 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Ties: 1925
Dec 1928–May 1930
18-Month
77.42"
(1,966.47mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1928 2002
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1928–May 1930
24-Month
111.94"
(2,843.28mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
13.31"
(338.08mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1928 1927
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1927–May 1930
36-Month
163.12"
(4,143.25mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
15.02"
(381.51mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1929 1927
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2020
Jun 1926–May 1930
48-Month
202.05"
(5,132.07mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1929 1927
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1923 2019
Jun 1925–May 1930
60-Month
241.48"
(6,133.59mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-5.19"
(-131.83mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1929 1989
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Ties: 1929

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/