Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2010

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2010
1-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1901
Apr–May 2010
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-1.29"
(-32.76mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1901
Mar–May 2010
3-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2007 1985
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Feb–May 2010
4-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Ties: 1918
Jan–May 2010
5-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2009 1986
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2009–May 2010
6-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.92"
(74.16mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2009 1986
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Ties: 1906
Nov 2009–May 2010
7-Month
33.05"
(839.47mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2009 1951
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1984
Oct 2009–May 2010
8-Month
35.98"
(913.89mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2009 2001
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Sep 2009–May 2010
9-Month
40.37"
(1,025.40mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Aug 2009–May 2010
10-Month
45.41"
(1,153.41mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
6.32"
(160.52mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jul 2009–May 2010
11-Month
49.57"
(1,259.08mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jun 2009–May 2010
12-Month
53.99"
(1,371.35mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2009 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Dec 2008–May 2010
18-Month
76.20"
(1,935.48mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2021
Jun 2008–May 2010
24-Month
100.43"
(2,550.92mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2009 1927
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Jun 2007–May 2010
36-Month
139.00"
(3,530.60mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-9.10"
(-231.14mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2009 1927
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2021
Jun 2006–May 2010
48-Month
190.49"
(4,838.45mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-6.92"
(-175.76mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2009 1927
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2021
Jun 2005–May 2010
60-Month
235.33"
(5,977.38mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-11.34"
(-288.04mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2009 1989
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/