Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1951 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1957 1986
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
13.82"
(351.03mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1957 1986
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
20.11"
(510.79mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1957 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
24.25"
(615.95mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1957 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
25.96"
(659.38mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1951
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1957 2001
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
38.43"
(976.12mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
43.43"
(1,103.12mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
47.78"
(1,213.61mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
74.56"
(1,893.82mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
104.73"
(2,660.14mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1957 1927
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
153.39"
(3,896.11mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
5.29"
(134.37mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1957 1927
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
204.05"
(5,182.87mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1958 1927
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
243.15"
(6,176.01mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-3.52"
(-89.41mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1958 1989
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/