Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
6.04"
(153.42mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1975 1936
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1901
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Ties: 2011
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 1985
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
11.83"
(300.48mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-3.81"
(-96.78mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1968 1986
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
22.53"
(572.26mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1951
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 2001
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.21"
(-5.34mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
36.16"
(918.46mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-2.93"
(-74.43mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
44.36"
(1,126.74mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
47.65"
(1,210.31mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
77.64"
(1,972.06mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
102.41"
(2,601.21mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
153.08"
(3,888.23mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
210.26"
(5,340.60mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
12.85"
(326.39mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 1927
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
264.87"
(6,727.70mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
18.20"
(462.28mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1974 1989
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 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/