Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1964 1936
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Ties: 1997
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
6.93"
(176.02mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Ties: 1992
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
15.74"
(399.80mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
30.44"
(773.18mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
4.16"
(105.67mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1986 1951
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1986 2001
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
43.67"
(1,109.22mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
50.46"
(1,281.68mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
62.16"
(1,578.86mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-10.46"
(-265.69mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
92.93"
(2,360.42mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-5.70"
(-144.78mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1986 1927
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
132.90"
(3,375.66mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-15.20"
(-386.08mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1927
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1998
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
186.50"
(4,737.10mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-10.91"
(-277.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1927
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
242.31"
(6,154.67mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-4.36"
(-110.75mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1986 1989
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 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/