Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2009
1-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Apr–May 2009
2-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2008 1986
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Ties: 1971
Mar–May 2009
3-Month
13.76"
(349.50mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2008 1985
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–May 2009
4-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2003
Jan–May 2009
5-Month
18.28"
(464.31mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2008–May 2009
6-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1986
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2008–May 2009
7-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2008 1951
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1984
Oct 2008–May 2009
8-Month
27.62"
(701.55mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2008 2001
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2003
Sep 2008–May 2009
9-Month
33.06"
(839.72mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2008 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Aug 2008–May 2009
10-Month
39.03"
(991.36mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul 2008–May 2009
11-Month
44.16"
(1,121.66mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2008–May 2009
12-Month
46.44"
(1,179.58mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2008 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Ties: 1914
Dec 2007–May 2009
18-Month
68.22"
(1,732.79mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2007–May 2009
24-Month
85.01"
(2,159.25mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-13.62"
(-345.95mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2020
Jun 2006–May 2009
36-Month
136.50"
(3,467.10mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-11.60"
(-294.64mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2008 1927
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020
Jun 2005–May 2009
48-Month
181.34"
(4,606.04mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-16.07"
(-408.17mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jun 2004–May 2009
60-Month
232.34"
(5,901.44mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-14.33"
(-363.98mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 1989
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2020
Ties: 1971

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 15, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/