Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1960 1985
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2003
Ties: 1923, 1991
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
19.10"
(485.14mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
21.80"
(553.72mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 1986
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 1951
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Ties: 2015
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
28.28"
(718.31mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1956 2001
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
38.77"
(984.76mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
45.75"
(1,162.05mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
49.41"
(1,255.01mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
75.52"
(1,918.21mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1959 2002
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
107.19"
(2,722.63mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
8.56"
(217.43mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1960 1927
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
154.97"
(3,936.24mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
6.87"
(174.50mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
211.92"
(5,382.77mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
14.51"
(368.56mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1960 1927
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
260.58"
(6,618.73mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1959 1989
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/