Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
2.39"
(60.70mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1936
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1901
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
14.13"
(358.90mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
18.37"
(466.60mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1998
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
30.00"
(762.00mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
6.76"
(171.70mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1986
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1951
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
33.50"
(850.90mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
35.98"
(913.89mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
44.95"
(1,141.73mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 2018
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
50.67"
(1,287.02mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
80.20"
(2,037.08mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
107.85"
(2,739.39mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
9.22"
(234.19mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
162.46"
(4,126.48mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
14.36"
(364.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1927
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
212.78"
(5,404.61mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
15.37"
(390.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1973 1927
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
260.81"
(6,624.57mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
14.14"
(359.15mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 1989
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/