Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1949 1936
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Ties: 1966
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Ties: 1968, 2005
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
12.84"
(326.14mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Ties: 1898
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-5.37"
(-136.40mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-5.50"
(-139.70mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1951
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1984
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
24.60"
(624.84mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1945 2001
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
37.69"
(957.33mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
44.07"
(1,119.38mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
49.80"
(1,264.92mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
0.46"
(11.68mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
73.14"
(1,857.76mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1947 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
101.99"
(2,590.55mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
3.36"
(85.35mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
158.77"
(4,032.76mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
10.67"
(271.02mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1927
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
204.46"
(5,193.28mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1927
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
263.42"
(6,690.87mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
16.75"
(425.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1949 1989
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Ties: 1910

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/