Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2008 1936
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1901
Ties: 1991
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.76"
(-19.30mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2010 1986
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1901
Ties: 1976
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
0.19"
(4.83mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2010 1985
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.08"
(-27.44mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2010 1986
77th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-3.86"
(-98.05mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2002 1951
111th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1984
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
23.68"
(601.47mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-5.89"
(-149.61mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 2001
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2003
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
31.49"
(799.85mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2008 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-3.08"
(-78.24mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
40.06"
(1,017.52mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-4.69"
(-119.13mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
43.71"
(1,110.23mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-5.63"
(-143.01mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2008 1981
104th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2009 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
97.70"
(2,481.58mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2009 1927
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
144.14"
(3,661.16mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-3.96"
(-100.58mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1927
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
182.71"
(4,640.83mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-14.70"
(-373.38mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2009 1927
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
234.20"
(5,948.68mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-12.47"
(-316.74mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2009 1989
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/