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
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
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
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
7.51"
(190.75mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Ties: 1935
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Ties: 1964
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
19.58"
(497.33mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2016 1986
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
26.64"
(676.66mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
6.69"
(169.93mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1951
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1984
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
37.65"
(956.31mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 2001
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2003
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
48.05"
(1,220.47mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
54.66"
(1,388.36mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
15.57"
(395.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
61.02"
(1,549.91mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
16.27"
(413.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
65.00"
(1,651.00mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
90.78"
(2,305.81mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
18.16"
(461.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
114.65"
(2,912.11mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
16.02"
(406.91mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1927
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
167.40"
(4,251.96mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
19.30"
(490.22mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
226.97"
(5,765.04mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
29.56"
(750.83mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1927
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
275.36"
(6,994.14mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
28.69"
(728.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1989
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 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/