Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Ties: 1999
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1942 1986
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
11.10"
(281.94mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
16.84"
(427.74mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-4.53"
(-115.07mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1951
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1984
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-4.51"
(-114.56mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1945 2001
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
29.33"
(744.98mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-4.49"
(-114.05mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
33.92"
(861.57mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
41.91"
(1,064.51mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
45.69"
(1,160.53mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
72.44"
(1,839.98mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1945 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1944
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
104.65"
(2,658.11mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1946 1927
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
148.96"
(3,783.58mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
198.12"
(5,032.25mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
250.03"
(6,350.76mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1946 1989
47th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/