Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
1.61"
(40.89mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1936
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
5.44"
(138.18mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1985
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
11.66"
(296.16mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-3.98"
(-101.10mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-6.32"
(-160.53mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-6.73"
(-170.95mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
18.01"
(457.45mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-8.27"
(-210.06mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1951
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1984
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
21.47"
(545.34mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-8.10"
(-205.74mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 2001
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2003
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-8.10"
(-205.74mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-10.11"
(-256.80mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
37.70"
(957.58mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
42.79"
(1,086.87mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
60.66"
(1,540.76mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-11.96"
(-303.79mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
92.59"
(2,351.79mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-6.04"
(-153.41mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
144.78"
(3,677.41mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1944 1927
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1998
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
201.56"
(5,119.62mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1927
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
247.25"
(6,280.15mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1989
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/