Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2008

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2008
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 1901
Ties: 1965
Apr–May 2008
2-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Mar–May 2008
3-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2007 1985
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–May 2008
4-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.14"
(3.55mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Ties: 1949
Jan–May 2008
5-Month
17.65"
(448.31mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2007–May 2008
6-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2007–May 2008
7-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2006 1951
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1984
Oct 2007–May 2008
8-Month
27.02"
(686.31mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2005 2001
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2003
Sep 2007–May 2008
9-Month
29.10"
(739.14mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Aug 2007–May 2008
10-Month
31.15"
(791.21mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-7.94"
(-201.68mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul 2007–May 2008
11-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-10.00"
(-254.00mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2007–May 2008
12-Month
38.57"
(979.68mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-10.77"
(-273.56mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Dec 2006–May 2008
18-Month
55.72"
(1,415.29mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-16.90"
(-429.26mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2006–May 2008
24-Month
90.06"
(2,287.52mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-8.57"
(-217.68mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Jun 2005–May 2008
36-Month
134.90"
(3,426.46mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-13.20"
(-335.28mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Jun 2004–May 2008
48-Month
185.90"
(4,721.86mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-11.51"
(-292.35mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2003–May 2008
60-Month
236.24"
(6,000.50mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-10.43"
(-264.92mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 2003 1989
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/