Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2005

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2005
1-Month
3.58"
(90.93mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1901
Apr–May 2005
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1901
Ties: 1943
Mar–May 2005
3-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2004 1985
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Ties: 1950, 1968
Feb–May 2005
4-Month
13.67"
(347.22mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2004 1986
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–May 2005
5-Month
16.25"
(412.75mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2004 1986
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2004–May 2005
6-Month
18.98"
(482.09mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-4.26"
(-108.21mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2004 1986
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2004–May 2005
7-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2004 1951
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1984
Oct 2004–May 2005
8-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2001
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2003
Sep 2004–May 2005
9-Month
32.90"
(835.66mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2004 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Aug 2004–May 2005
10-Month
40.52"
(1,029.21mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jul 2004–May 2005
11-Month
45.66"
(1,159.76mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2004 2002
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jun 2004–May 2005
12-Month
51.00"
(1,295.40mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2004 1981
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Dec 2003–May 2005
18-Month
69.54"
(1,766.32mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2021
Jun 2003–May 2005
24-Month
101.34"
(2,574.04mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2003 1927
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2020
Jun 2002–May 2005
36-Month
160.17"
(4,068.32mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
12.07"
(306.58mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2004 1927
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2021
Jun 2001–May 2005
48-Month
198.92"
(5,052.57mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2004 1927
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2021
Jun 2000–May 2005
60-Month
240.30"
(6,103.62mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-6.37"
(-161.80mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2003 1989
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 15, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/