Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2018
1-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1936
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1901
Apr–May 2018
2-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1986
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1901
Mar–May 2018
3-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2003
Feb–May 2018
4-Month
19.14"
(486.16mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–May 2018
5-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2017–May 2018
6-Month
25.78"
(654.81mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Ties: 1905
Nov 2017–May 2018
7-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2017 1951
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1984
Ties: 1994
Oct 2017–May 2018
8-Month
31.45"
(798.83mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2017 2001
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2003
Sep 2017–May 2018
9-Month
35.31"
(896.87mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Aug 2017–May 2018
10-Month
40.46"
(1,027.68mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
1.37"
(34.79mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jul 2017–May 2018
11-Month
44.95"
(1,141.73mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 1974
Jun 2017–May 2018
12-Month
49.65"
(1,261.11mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2015 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Dec 2016–May 2018
18-Month
74.08"
(1,881.63mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2016–May 2018
24-Month
102.40"
(2,600.96mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2013 1927
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2015–May 2018
36-Month
161.97"
(4,114.04mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
13.87"
(352.30mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2017 1927
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Jun 2014–May 2018
48-Month
210.36"
(5,343.14mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
12.95"
(328.93mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1927
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2013–May 2018
60-Month
266.25"
(6,762.75mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
19.58"
(497.33mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1989
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 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/