Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1989
1-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
1.09"
(27.68mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1988 1936
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Apr–May 1989
2-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1989
3-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Feb–May 1989
4-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
5.32"
(135.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Jan–May 1989
5-Month
23.44"
(595.38mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1988–May 1989
6-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1988–May 1989
7-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1988 1951
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1988–May 1989
8-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1988 2001
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Sep 1988–May 1989
9-Month
35.43"
(899.92mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1988–May 1989
10-Month
40.51"
(1,028.95mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
1.42"
(36.06mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1988–May 1989
11-Month
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1988–May 1989
12-Month
48.11"
(1,221.99mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1988 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Dec 1987–May 1989
18-Month
66.64"
(1,692.66mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1987 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jun 1987–May 1989
24-Month
89.33"
(2,268.98mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-9.30"
(-236.22mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 1927
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jun 1986–May 1989
36-Month
139.79"
(3,550.67mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-8.31"
(-211.07mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1927
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jun 1985–May 1989
48-Month
182.26"
(4,629.40mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-15.15"
(-384.81mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1927
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1984–May 1989
60-Month
222.23"
(5,644.64mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-24.44"
(-620.78mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1989
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/