Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
4.88"
(123.95mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1947 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Ties: 1942, 1981
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
7.82"
(198.63mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Ties: 1915
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
12.79"
(324.87mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
22.01"
(559.05mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1951
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1984
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
6.22"
(157.99mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
47.09"
(1,196.09mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
52.35"
(1,329.69mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
56.78"
(1,442.21mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
7.44"
(188.97mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
75.49"
(1,917.45mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
102.47"
(2,602.74mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
161.43"
(4,100.32mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1947 1927
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
205.74"
(5,225.80mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
8.33"
(211.59mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1947 1927
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
254.90"
(6,474.46mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1989
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 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/