Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
6.05"
(153.67mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
10.50"
(266.70mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 1985
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
22.62"
(574.55mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
26.75"
(679.45mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1951
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1951 2001
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
31.57"
(801.88mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
39.81"
(1,011.17mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
44.02"
(1,118.11mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
47.09"
(1,196.09mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
72.75"
(1,847.85mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
95.74"
(2,431.80mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1952 1927
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
138.53"
(3,518.66mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-9.57"
(-243.08mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1927
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
188.33"
(4,783.58mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-9.08"
(-230.63mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1944 1927
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
240.52"
(6,109.21mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1945 1989
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/