Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1926

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1926
1-Month
1.55"
(39.37mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1914 1936
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1901
Apr–May 1926
2-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-3.46"
(-87.88mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1926 1986
127th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1901
Mar–May 1926
3-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-3.52"
(-89.40mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 1985
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Feb–May 1926
4-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-3.26"
(-82.81mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1925 1986
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Jan–May 1926
5-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1925 1986
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1998
Dec 1925–May 1926
6-Month
20.20"
(513.08mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-3.04"
(-77.22mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1998
Nov 1925–May 1926
7-Month
23.47"
(596.14mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1925 1951
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1984
Oct 1925–May 1926
8-Month
26.98"
(685.29mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-2.59"
(-65.79mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1925 2001
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Sep 1925–May 1926
9-Month
29.14"
(740.16mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-4.68"
(-118.87mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1920 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Aug 1925–May 1926
10-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-7.14"
(-181.36mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1904 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Ties: 1934
Jul 1925–May 1926
11-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-9.62"
(-244.35mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1926 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Jun 1925–May 1926
12-Month
39.43"
(1,001.52mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-9.91"
(-251.72mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1926 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Dec 1924–May 1926
18-Month
60.14"
(1,527.56mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-12.48"
(-316.99mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1926 2002
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2021
Jun 1924–May 1926
24-Month
88.82"
(2,256.03mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-9.81"
(-249.17mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1926 1927
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2020
Jun 1923–May 1926
36-Month
133.90"
(3,401.06mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-14.20"
(-360.68mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1898 1927
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2021
Jun 1922–May 1926
48-Month
185.91"
(4,722.11mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-11.50"
(-292.10mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1926 1927
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2021
Jun 1921–May 1926
60-Month
234.28"
(5,950.71mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-12.39"
(-314.71mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1926 1989
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/