Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1945 1936
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
1.87"
(47.50mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Ties: 1957
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
20.31"
(515.87mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1951
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1945 2001
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
41.24"
(1,047.50mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
7.42"
(188.47mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
46.45"
(1,179.83mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
7.36"
(186.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
54.83"
(1,392.68mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
58.96"
(1,497.58mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
9.62"
(244.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
77.26"
(1,962.40mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
4.64"
(117.85mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
103.27"
(2,623.06mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
152.43"
(3,871.72mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
204.34"
(5,190.24mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
6.93"
(176.03mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
247.99"
(6,298.95mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1989
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 26, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/