Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2015
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Apr–May 2015
2-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2011 1986
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1901
Ties: 1968
Mar–May 2015
3-Month
10.40"
(264.16mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2010 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2003
Feb–May 2015
4-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-1.74"
(-44.20mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2003
Jan–May 2015
5-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1986
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Dec 2014–May 2015
6-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Nov 2014–May 2015
7-Month
25.38"
(644.65mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2011 1951
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1984
Ties: 1961
Oct 2014–May 2015
8-Month
28.27"
(718.06mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2011 2001
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2003
Sep 2014–May 2015
9-Month
33.74"
(857.00mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2014 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2014–May 2015
10-Month
38.96"
(989.58mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-0.13"
(-3.31mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2014 2002
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jul 2014–May 2015
11-Month
44.21"
(1,122.93mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2011 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2014–May 2015
12-Month
48.39"
(1,229.11mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2013 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Dec 2013–May 2015
18-Month
73.54"
(1,867.92mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2013 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2013–May 2015
24-Month
104.28"
(2,648.71mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2014 1927
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jun 2012–May 2015
36-Month
152.32"
(3,868.93mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
4.22"
(107.19mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1927
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2005 1998
Jun 2011–May 2015
48-Month
200.48"
(5,092.19mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1927
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019
Jun 2010–May 2015
60-Month
244.19"
(6,202.43mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2013 1989
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/