Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Ties: 1997
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
8.94"
(227.08mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 1951
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1984
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
25.09"
(637.29mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-4.48"
(-113.79mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2002 2001
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
37.11"
(942.59mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
50.34"
(1,278.64mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
82.13"
(2,086.10mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
9.51"
(241.55mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2003 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
109.17"
(2,772.92mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
10.54"
(267.72mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2003 1927
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
147.92"
(3,757.17mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2003 1927
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
189.30"
(4,808.22mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-8.11"
(-205.99mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
241.89"
(6,144.01mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2003 1989
75th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 26, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/