Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1991

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1991
1-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1987 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1901
Ties: 2011
Apr–May 1991
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1901
Mar–May 1991
3-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1988 1985
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2003
Ties: 1923, 1961
Feb–May 1991
4-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2003
Jan–May 1991
5-Month
20.64"
(524.26mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1998
Dec 1990–May 1991
6-Month
24.15"
(613.41mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1998
Nov 1990–May 1991
7-Month
26.34"
(669.04mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1988 1951
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1984
Oct 1990–May 1991
8-Month
34.60"
(878.84mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
5.03"
(127.76mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1990 2001
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Sep 1990–May 1991
9-Month
35.91"
(912.11mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Aug 1990–May 1991
10-Month
41.72"
(1,059.69mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jul 1990–May 1991
11-Month
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1990–May 1991
12-Month
46.96"
(1,192.78mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-2.38"
(-60.46mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 1981
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Dec 1989–May 1991
18-Month
73.17"
(1,858.52mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1989 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1989–May 1991
24-Month
106.37"
(2,701.80mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
7.74"
(196.60mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1988–May 1991
36-Month
154.48"
(3,923.79mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1990 1927
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jun 1987–May 1991
48-Month
195.70"
(4,970.78mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1986–May 1991
60-Month
246.16"
(6,252.46mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1990 1989
64th 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 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/