Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1957
1-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Ties: 1923
Apr–May 1957
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1901
Mar–May 1957
3-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1956 1985
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2003
Feb–May 1957
4-Month
16.12"
(409.45mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1955 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2003
Ties: 1946
Jan–May 1957
5-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Dec 1956–May 1957
6-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Nov 1956–May 1957
7-Month
24.16"
(613.66mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 1951
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1984
Oct 1956–May 1957
8-Month
28.86"
(733.04mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1956 2001
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Sep 1956–May 1957
9-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1956–May 1957
10-Month
38.83"
(986.28mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jul 1956–May 1957
11-Month
45.22"
(1,148.59mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1956–May 1957
12-Month
48.66"
(1,235.96mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-0.68"
(-17.28mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Dec 1955–May 1957
18-Month
68.28"
(1,734.31mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Jun 1955–May 1957
24-Month
99.32"
(2,522.73mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1927
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1954–May 1957
36-Month
138.42"
(3,515.87mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-9.68"
(-245.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1927
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Jun 1953–May 1957
48-Month
184.70"
(4,691.38mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-12.71"
(-322.83mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1927
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1952–May 1957
60-Month
231.79"
(5,887.47mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-14.88"
(-377.95mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1989
106th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/