Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1936
1-Month
0.86"
(21.84mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-3.13"
(-79.51mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1936
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1901
Apr–May 1936
2-Month
6.30"
(160.02mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1932 1986
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1901
Mar–May 1936
3-Month
12.18"
(309.37mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1933 1985
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2003
Feb–May 1936
4-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1935 1986
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2003
Jan–May 1936
5-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1935 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Dec 1935–May 1936
6-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
4.28"
(108.71mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1935 1986
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Nov 1935–May 1936
7-Month
31.30"
(795.02mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1935 1951
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1922 1984
Oct 1935–May 1936
8-Month
32.79"
(832.87mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1935 2001
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2003
Sep 1935–May 1936
9-Month
38.26"
(971.80mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Aug 1935–May 1936
10-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jul 1935–May 1936
11-Month
50.40"
(1,280.16mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1935–May 1936
12-Month
52.58"
(1,335.53mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1935 1981
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1934–May 1936
18-Month
74.22"
(1,885.19mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2021
Ties: 1922
Jun 1934–May 1936
24-Month
104.38"
(2,651.25mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Jun 1933–May 1936
36-Month
144.20"
(3,662.68mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1931 2021
Jun 1932–May 1936
48-Month
194.49"
(4,940.05mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2021
Jun 1931–May 1936
60-Month
239.16"
(6,074.66mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-7.51"
(-190.76mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1935 1989
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/