Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1989 1936
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
9.22"
(234.19mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1901
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
14.02"
(356.11mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2003
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2003
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1998
Ties: 1905
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
26.21"
(665.73mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.97"
(75.43mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1989 1986
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
29.60"
(751.84mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1989 1951
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1984
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
34.31"
(871.47mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1989 2001
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
40.48"
(1,028.19mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
6.66"
(169.16mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
45.58"
(1,157.73mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
6.49"
(164.84mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
52.30"
(1,328.42mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
7.55"
(191.77mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
59.41"
(1,509.01mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
10.07"
(255.77mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
83.90"
(2,131.06mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
11.28"
(286.51mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
107.52"
(2,731.01mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
8.89"
(225.81mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
148.74"
(3,778.00mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1998
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
199.20"
(5,059.68mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
241.67"
(6,138.42mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/