Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1997 1936
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1901
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2003
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
29.55"
(750.57mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
33.48"
(850.39mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
10.24"
(260.09mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
37.25"
(946.15mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
10.97"
(278.64mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1951
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
11.52"
(292.61mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
47.24"
(1,199.90mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
53.02"
(1,346.71mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
8.27"
(210.06mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
56.93"
(1,446.02mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
7.59"
(192.78mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
79.59"
(2,021.59mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
112.82"
(2,865.63mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
14.19"
(360.43mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1927
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2020
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
168.03"
(4,267.96mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
19.93"
(506.22mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
216.47"
(5,498.34mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
19.06"
(484.13mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1927
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
260.33"
(6,612.38mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
13.66"
(346.96mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 1989
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/