Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2007 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
7.47"
(189.74mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
15.68"
(398.27mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
19.53"
(496.06mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2016 1986
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
26.59"
(675.39mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
32.92"
(836.17mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1951
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1984
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
37.60"
(955.04mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 2001
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2003
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
48.00"
(1,219.20mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
54.61"
(1,387.09mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
15.52"
(394.20mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
60.97"
(1,548.64mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
64.95"
(1,649.73mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
15.61"
(396.49mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
90.73"
(2,304.54mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
18.11"
(459.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
114.60"
(2,910.84mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
15.97"
(405.64mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
167.35"
(4,250.69mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1927
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
226.92"
(5,763.77mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
29.51"
(749.56mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1927
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
275.31"
(6,992.87mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
28.64"
(727.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1989
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/