Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
3.81"
(96.77mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1953 1936
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
7.49"
(190.25mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
11.01"
(279.65mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1953 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2003
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2003
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1951 1951
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
27.30"
(693.42mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1951 2001
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2003
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
28.83"
(732.28mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-4.99"
(-126.75mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
32.86"
(834.64mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-6.23"
(-158.25mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
39.10"
(993.14mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-10.24"
(-260.10mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1927 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
64.71"
(1,643.63mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-7.91"
(-200.92mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
85.38"
(2,168.65mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-13.25"
(-336.55mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
132.47"
(3,364.74mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-15.63"
(-397.00mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1942 1927
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
181.12"
(4,600.45mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-16.29"
(-413.76mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1943 1927
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
223.91"
(5,687.31mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-22.76"
(-578.11mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1989
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 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/