Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2013

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2013
1-Month
3.96"
(100.58mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2011 1936
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1901
Apr–May 2013
2-Month
8.64"
(219.46mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2011 1986
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1901
Mar–May 2013
3-Month
11.32"
(287.53mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.49"
(-12.44mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2010 1985
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2003
Ties: 1966
Feb–May 2013
4-Month
15.41"
(391.41mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1986
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2003
Jan–May 2013
5-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2012–May 2013
6-Month
24.46"
(621.28mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
1.22"
(30.98mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Nov 2012–May 2013
7-Month
25.39"
(644.91mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2011 1951
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1984
Oct 2012–May 2013
8-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2012 2001
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2003
Sep 2012–May 2013
9-Month
33.14"
(841.76mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2011 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Ties: 1982
Aug 2012–May 2013
10-Month
39.06"
(992.12mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2011 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jul 2012–May 2013
11-Month
45.19"
(1,147.83mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2012–May 2013
12-Month
48.04"
(1,220.22mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2011 1981
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Dec 2011–May 2013
18-Month
69.17"
(1,756.92mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2012 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2021
Jun 2011–May 2013
24-Month
96.20"
(2,443.48mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2012 1927
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Jun 2010–May 2013
36-Month
139.91"
(3,553.71mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-8.19"
(-208.03mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 2010 1927
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2021
Jun 2009–May 2013
48-Month
193.90"
(4,925.06mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2012 1927
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2021
Jun 2008–May 2013
60-Month
240.34"
(6,104.64mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-6.33"
(-160.78mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2012 1989
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/