Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Ties: 1954, 1980
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1901
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2003
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Ties: 1934
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.87"
(72.89mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
28.75"
(730.25mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1959 1951
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
35.77"
(908.56mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1959 2001
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
41.13"
(1,044.70mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
45.64"
(1,159.26mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
54.78"
(1,391.41mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
10.03"
(254.76mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
57.78"
(1,467.61mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
8.44"
(214.37mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
82.03"
(2,083.56mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
9.41"
(239.01mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
105.56"
(2,681.22mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
162.51"
(4,127.75mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
14.41"
(366.01mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2020
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
211.17"
(5,363.72mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
13.76"
(349.51mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
261.83"
(6,650.48mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
15.16"
(385.06mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1959 1989
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

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