Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
2.77"
(70.36mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1964 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
6.13"
(155.70mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1986
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1967 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
13.74"
(349.00mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1968 1986
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
16.07"
(408.18mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Ties: 1916
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1967 1951
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1984
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1967 2001
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
30.26"
(768.60mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
36.19"
(919.23mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
48.03"
(1,219.96mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
69.27"
(1,759.46mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
92.07"
(2,338.58mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-6.56"
(-166.62mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1968 1927
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
140.50"
(3,568.70mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1927
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1998
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
182.02"
(4,623.31mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-15.39"
(-390.90mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1927
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
230.03"
(5,842.76mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-16.64"
(-422.66mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1955 1989
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/