Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2011 1936
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2011 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2011 1985
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2003
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1986
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
18.68"
(474.47mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2011 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
21.13"
(536.70mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2011 1986
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2011 1951
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1984
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2011 2001
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2003
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
33.70"
(855.98mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2011 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
40.68"
(1,033.27mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2011 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
45.02"
(1,143.51mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2011 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
48.16"
(1,223.26mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-1.18"
(-29.98mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2011 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
67.54"
(1,715.52mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2008 2002
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
91.87"
(2,333.50mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-6.76"
(-171.70mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2009 1927
100th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1911
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
145.86"
(3,704.84mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2011 1927
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2007 1998
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
192.30"
(4,884.42mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2011 1927
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
230.87"
(5,864.10mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-15.80"
(-401.32mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1989 1989
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/