Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1954

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1954
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Ties: 1960, 1980
Apr–May 1954
2-Month
7.04"
(178.82mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1986
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Ties: 1969
Mar–May 1954
3-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1953 1985
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Feb–May 1954
4-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2003
Jan–May 1954
5-Month
20.38"
(517.65mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1953 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1953–May 1954
6-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.37"
(60.19mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1953 1986
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1953–May 1954
7-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1953 1951
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1984
Oct 1953–May 1954
8-Month
28.51"
(724.15mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-1.06"
(-26.93mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1953 2001
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Sep 1953–May 1954
9-Month
33.58"
(852.93mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1953 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1953–May 1954
10-Month
37.79"
(959.87mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1953–May 1954
11-Month
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–May 1954
12-Month
46.28"
(1,175.51mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1952–May 1954
18-Month
68.90"
(1,750.06mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1952–May 1954
24-Month
93.37"
(2,371.60mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1952 1927
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Jun 1951–May 1954
36-Month
142.02"
(3,607.31mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1953 1927
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2020
Jun 1950–May 1954
48-Month
184.81"
(4,694.17mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-12.60"
(-320.04mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1927
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1949–May 1954
60-Month
234.61"
(5,959.09mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-12.06"
(-306.33mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1989
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/