Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1966
1-Month
5.66"
(143.76mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1965 1936
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1901
Ties: 1950
Apr–May 1966
2-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1965 1986
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Mar–May 1966
3-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1964 1985
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Ties: 2013
Feb–May 1966
4-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1965 1986
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Ties: 1972
Jan–May 1966
5-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1965 1986
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Dec 1965–May 1966
6-Month
22.22"
(564.39mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1965 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Nov 1965–May 1966
7-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1956 1951
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Oct 1965–May 1966
8-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1956 2001
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Sep 1965–May 1966
9-Month
29.28"
(743.71mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1938
Aug 1965–May 1966
10-Month
33.24"
(844.30mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-5.85"
(-148.59mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1965–May 1966
11-Month
41.24"
(1,047.50mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1965–May 1966
12-Month
48.01"
(1,219.45mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1964 1981
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1964–May 1966
18-Month
70.02"
(1,778.51mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1964 2002
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1964–May 1966
24-Month
102.06"
(2,592.32mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1965 1927
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Jun 1963–May 1966
36-Month
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1927
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Jun 1962–May 1966
48-Month
199.01"
(5,054.85mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1964 1927
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1961–May 1966
60-Month
249.28"
(6,331.71mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1989
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/