Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
4.65"
(118.11mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1901
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
9.28"
(235.71mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1901
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Ties: 1944
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
15.25"
(387.35mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
22.43"
(569.72mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
26.40"
(670.56mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1977 1951
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1984
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
37.08"
(941.83mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 2001
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
42.57"
(1,081.28mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
8.75"
(222.25mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
47.54"
(1,207.52mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
8.45"
(214.63mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
50.06"
(1,271.52mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
53.72"
(1,364.49mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
4.38"
(111.25mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
75.92"
(1,928.37mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
101.65"
(2,581.91mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1927
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1906
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
149.30"
(3,792.22mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1998
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
204.06"
(5,183.12mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1927
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
254.73"
(6,470.14mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1973 1989
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/