Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
3.73"
(94.74mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.26"
(-6.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1994 1936
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1901
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1901
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2003
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2003
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
19.61"
(498.09mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
21.49"
(545.85mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1995 1951
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1984
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
32.74"
(831.60mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
3.17"
(80.52mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2001
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2003
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
36.05"
(915.67mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
41.18"
(1,045.97mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
2.09"
(53.08mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
55.21"
(1,402.33mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
5.87"
(149.09mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
76.35"
(1,939.29mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
103.65"
(2,632.71mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
147.51"
(3,746.75mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1994 1927
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1998
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
204.53"
(5,195.06mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
250.05"
(6,351.27mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 1989
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 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/