Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1943

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1943
1-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1901
Apr–May 1943
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1986
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Ties: 2005
Mar–May 1943
3-Month
12.10"
(307.34mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2003
Ties: 1949
Feb–May 1943
4-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.68"
(-42.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2003
Jan–May 1943
5-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1942 1986
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Dec 1942–May 1943
6-Month
23.28"
(591.31mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1986
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Nov 1942–May 1943
7-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1951
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Oct 1942–May 1943
8-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1942 2001
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Sep 1942–May 1943
9-Month
34.65"
(880.11mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1942–May 1943
10-Month
41.99"
(1,066.55mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1942–May 1943
11-Month
47.32"
(1,201.93mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1942–May 1943
12-Month
51.91"
(1,318.51mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1941–May 1943
18-Month
73.35"
(1,863.09mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1941–May 1943
24-Month
95.56"
(2,427.22mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1940–May 1943
36-Month
134.92"
(3,426.97mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-13.18"
(-334.77mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Jun 1939–May 1943
48-Month
179.84"
(4,567.94mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-17.57"
(-446.27mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1927
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2019
Jun 1938–May 1943
60-Month
232.64"
(5,909.06mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-14.03"
(-356.36mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1989
103rd 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 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/