Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
5.26"
(133.60mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
1.27"
(32.25mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1901
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Ties: 2009
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
2.67"
(67.81mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
22.58"
(573.53mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
27.59"
(700.79mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1951
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1984
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
32.24"
(818.90mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
34.62"
(879.35mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
40.91"
(1,039.11mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
46.96"
(1,192.78mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
50.32"
(1,278.13mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
70.84"
(1,799.34mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1924
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
98.35"
(2,498.09mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
142.39"
(3,616.71mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2020
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
190.82"
(4,846.83mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-6.59"
(-167.38mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
232.34"
(5,901.44mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-14.33"
(-363.98mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1970 1989
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Ties: 2009

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/