Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1963
1-Month
4.02"
(102.11mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1962 1936
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Ties: 1995
Apr–May 1963
2-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1953 1986
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1901
Mar–May 1963
3-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1962 1985
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Feb–May 1963
4-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1986
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2003
Jan–May 1963
5-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Dec 1962–May 1963
6-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.48"
(-37.60mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Nov 1962–May 1963
7-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1961 1951
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1984
Oct 1962–May 1963
8-Month
29.32"
(744.73mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1961 2001
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2003
Sep 1962–May 1963
9-Month
34.23"
(869.44mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1962 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1962–May 1963
10-Month
37.89"
(962.41mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1962–May 1963
11-Month
43.00"
(1,092.20mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1962–May 1963
12-Month
50.91"
(1,293.11mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1962 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1915
Dec 1961–May 1963
18-Month
76.77"
(1,949.96mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1962 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1961–May 1963
24-Month
101.18"
(2,569.97mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1962 1927
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Jun 1960–May 1963
36-Month
150.59"
(3,824.99mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1957 1927
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Jun 1959–May 1963
48-Month
208.37"
(5,292.60mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
10.96"
(278.39mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1962 1927
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1958–May 1963
60-Month
256.15"
(6,506.21mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
9.48"
(240.79mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1959 1989
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/