Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1901
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1943 1985
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Ties: 1978
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1998
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
27.83"
(706.88mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1943 1951
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
30.37"
(771.40mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1943 2001
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
32.93"
(836.42mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.89"
(-22.61mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
36.04"
(915.42mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
44.25"
(1,123.95mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
49.16"
(1,248.66mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
72.44"
(1,839.98mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Ties: 1947
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
101.07"
(2,567.18mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1927
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
144.72"
(3,675.89mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1943 1927
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
184.08"
(4,675.63mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-13.33"
(-338.58mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1943 1927
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
229.00"
(5,816.60mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-17.67"
(-448.82mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1942 1989
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/