Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1983

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1983
1-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1901
Apr–May 1983
2-Month
8.95"
(227.33mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1982 1986
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Mar–May 1983
3-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
4.33"
(109.99mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1982 1985
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Feb–May 1983
4-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1986
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Jan–May 1983
5-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
5.66"
(143.76mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1982 1986
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1982–May 1983
6-Month
29.98"
(761.49mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
6.74"
(171.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1982 1986
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Nov 1982–May 1983
7-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 1951
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1984
Oct 1982–May 1983
8-Month
37.34"
(948.44mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
7.77"
(197.36mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1982 2001
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Sep 1982–May 1983
9-Month
40.60"
(1,031.24mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1982–May 1983
10-Month
44.25"
(1,123.95mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1982–May 1983
11-Month
49.55"
(1,258.57mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1982–May 1983
12-Month
55.81"
(1,417.57mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
6.47"
(164.33mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1982 1981
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1981–May 1983
18-Month
82.30"
(2,090.42mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1981–May 1983
24-Month
104.63"
(2,657.60mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1982 1927
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1983
36-Month
141.42"
(3,592.07mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-6.68"
(-169.67mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1982 1927
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1998
Jun 1979–May 1983
48-Month
194.65"
(4,944.11mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1982 1927
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jun 1978–May 1983
60-Month
246.58"
(6,263.13mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1982 1989
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/