Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1985
1-Month
3.34"
(84.84mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Ties: 1945
Apr–May 1985
2-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-2.73"
(-69.34mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1985
3-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-5.49"
(-139.44mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Feb–May 1985
4-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Jan–May 1985
5-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1984–May 1985
6-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-6.38"
(-162.06mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1984–May 1985
7-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1951
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1984–May 1985
8-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-8.81"
(-223.78mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 2001
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Sep 1984–May 1985
9-Month
24.76"
(628.90mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-9.06"
(-230.13mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–May 1985
10-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-10.80"
(-274.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–May 1985
11-Month
36.98"
(939.29mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-7.77"
(-197.36mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–May 1985
12-Month
39.97"
(1,015.24mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-9.37"
(-238.00mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1983–May 1985
18-Month
72.76"
(1,848.10mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021
Jun 1983–May 1985
24-Month
93.57"
(2,376.68mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1982 1927
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Jun 1982–May 1985
36-Month
149.38"
(3,794.25mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1983 1927
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021
Jun 1981–May 1985
48-Month
198.20"
(5,034.28mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1984 1927
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Jun 1980–May 1985
60-Month
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-11.68"
(-296.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1989
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/