Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
3.27"
(83.06mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2000 1936
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1901
Ties: 1904, 1969
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1994 1986
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1901
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1999 1985
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2003
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.68"
(-68.08mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1999 1986
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2003
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-6.34"
(-161.04mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-6.24"
(-158.49mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1986 1951
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1984
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-9.45"
(-240.03mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2001
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2003
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
26.48"
(672.59mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-7.34"
(-186.44mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-7.43"
(-188.73mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
36.89"
(937.01mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-7.86"
(-199.64mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-7.96"
(-202.19mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1988 1981
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
61.24"
(1,555.50mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-11.38"
(-289.05mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1986 2002
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-4.66"
(-118.36mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1995 1927
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
136.09"
(3,456.69mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-12.01"
(-305.05mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1927
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
193.02"
(4,902.71mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1989 1927
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
248.91"
(6,322.31mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1995 1989
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/