Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1968

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1968
1-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1965 1936
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1901
Apr–May 1968
2-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1901
Ties: 2015
Mar–May 1968
3-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1967 1985
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2003
Ties: 1950, 2005
Feb–May 1968
4-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2003
Jan–May 1968
5-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Dec 1967–May 1968
6-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Nov 1967–May 1968
7-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1967 1951
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1984
Oct 1967–May 1968
8-Month
26.23"
(666.24mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-3.34"
(-84.84mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1967 2001
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2003
Sep 1967–May 1968
9-Month
29.94"
(760.48mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1967–May 1968
10-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1967–May 1968
11-Month
44.72"
(1,135.89mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1967–May 1968
12-Month
48.43"
(1,230.12mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1966–May 1968
18-Month
67.01"
(1,702.05mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-5.61"
(-142.50mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jun 1966–May 1968
24-Month
89.95"
(2,284.73mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-8.68"
(-220.47mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1967 1927
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Jun 1965–May 1968
36-Month
137.96"
(3,504.18mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-10.14"
(-257.56mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1927
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2020
Jun 1964–May 1968
48-Month
192.01"
(4,877.05mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-5.40"
(-137.16mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1927
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jun 1963–May 1968
60-Month
238.05"
(6,046.47mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-8.62"
(-218.95mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1957 1989
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/