Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1945

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1945
1-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1944 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1901
Ties: 1985
Apr–May 1945
2-Month
6.50"
(165.10mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1942 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1901
Mar–May 1945
3-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-3.17"
(-80.51mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1985
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Feb–May 1945
4-Month
13.55"
(344.17mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Ties: 1940
Jan–May 1945
5-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1944–May 1945
6-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-4.94"
(-125.48mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1944–May 1945
7-Month
21.69"
(550.93mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-4.59"
(-116.58mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1951
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1984
Oct 1944–May 1945
8-Month
24.59"
(624.59mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-4.98"
(-126.49mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1942 2001
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Sep 1944–May 1945
9-Month
31.19"
(792.23mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Aug 1944–May 1945
10-Month
35.49"
(901.45mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jul 1944–May 1945
11-Month
42.12"
(1,069.85mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jun 1944–May 1945
12-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-5.03"
(-127.77mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Dec 1943–May 1945
18-Month
72.14"
(1,832.36mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jun 1943–May 1945
24-Month
93.47"
(2,374.14mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-5.16"
(-131.06mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2020
Jun 1942–May 1945
36-Month
145.38"
(3,692.65mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1944 1927
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jun 1941–May 1945
48-Month
189.03"
(4,801.36mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-8.38"
(-212.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1927
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1940–May 1945
60-Month
228.39"
(5,801.11mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-18.28"
(-464.31mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1942 1989
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 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/