Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2006

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2006
1-Month
3.23"
(82.04mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1936
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1901
Apr–May 2006
2-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2005 1986
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1901
Mar–May 2006
3-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1986 1985
117th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2003
Feb–May 2006
4-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-5.44"
(-138.18mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2003
Jan–May 2006
5-Month
13.51"
(343.15mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Dec 2005–May 2006
6-Month
17.92"
(455.17mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-5.32"
(-135.13mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Ties: 2002
Nov 2005–May 2006
7-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2004 1951
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1984
Oct 2005–May 2006
8-Month
27.35"
(694.69mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2005 2001
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Sep 2005–May 2006
9-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-4.41"
(-112.02mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Aug 2005–May 2006
10-Month
33.48"
(850.39mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-5.61"
(-142.50mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jul 2005–May 2006
11-Month
39.75"
(1,009.65mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2005–May 2006
12-Month
44.84"
(1,138.94mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Dec 2004–May 2006
18-Month
63.82"
(1,621.03mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-8.80"
(-223.52mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2004–May 2006
24-Month
95.84"
(2,434.34mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Ties: 1920
Jun 2003–May 2006
36-Month
146.18"
(3,712.97mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2003 1927
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Jun 2002–May 2006
48-Month
205.01"
(5,207.25mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
7.60"
(193.04mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2005 1927
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2001–May 2006
60-Month
243.76"
(6,191.50mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2005 1989
68th 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 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/