Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.07"
(1.77mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1936
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Ties: 1954, 1960
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
14.78"
(375.41mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1985
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
16.49"
(418.85mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1986
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
21.02"
(533.91mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
28.07"
(712.98mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1951
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1976 2001
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
40.31"
(1,023.87mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
6.49"
(164.84mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1979 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
48.35"
(1,228.09mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
53.23"
(1,352.04mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
3.89"
(98.80mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1979 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
83.48"
(2,120.39mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
10.86"
(275.84mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
105.16"
(2,671.06mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1927
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
158.88"
(4,035.55mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1979 1927
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
9.40"
(238.76mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1979 1927
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
254.46"
(6,463.28mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
7.79"
(197.86mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1973 1989
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/