Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1901
Ties: 1948, 1981
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
5.93"
(150.62mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2003
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
17.11"
(434.59mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
21.44"
(544.58mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
22.61"
(574.29mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1951
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-5.21"
(-132.34mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 2001
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
25.97"
(659.64mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-7.85"
(-199.39mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
29.90"
(759.46mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-9.19"
(-233.43mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
38.29"
(972.57mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
43.65"
(1,108.71mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-5.69"
(-144.53mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
58.67"
(1,490.22mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-13.95"
(-354.33mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
83.01"
(2,108.45mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-15.62"
(-396.75mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
127.93"
(3,249.42mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-20.17"
(-512.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
180.73"
(4,590.54mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-16.68"
(-423.67mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 1927
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
227.65"
(5,782.31mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-19.02"
(-483.11mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1989
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 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/