Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1986
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
8.47"
(215.14mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-5.23"
(-132.85mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-7.18"
(-182.37mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1986
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-8.22"
(-208.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1986
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
19.22"
(488.19mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-7.06"
(-179.32mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1911 1951
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1984
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
20.44"
(519.18mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-9.13"
(-231.90mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2001
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
22.05"
(560.07mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-11.77"
(-298.96mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1941
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
31.69"
(804.93mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
35.88"
(911.35mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-8.87"
(-225.30mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
39.36"
(999.74mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-9.98"
(-253.50mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1927 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
58.37"
(1,482.60mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-14.25"
(-361.95mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-14.35"
(-364.49mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
137.08"
(3,481.83mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-11.02"
(-279.91mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1927
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
184.00"
(4,673.60mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-13.41"
(-340.61mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1934 1927
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
241.10"
(6,123.94mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1936 1989
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/