Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1927

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1927
1-Month
2.52"
(64.01mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1926 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1901
Apr–May 1927
2-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1926 1986
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 1901
Mar–May 1927
3-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1926 1985
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Ties: 1911
Feb–May 1927
4-Month
12.70"
(322.58mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1926 1986
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Jan–May 1927
5-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1911 1986
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1998
Dec 1926–May 1927
6-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1911 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1998
Nov 1926–May 1927
7-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1918 1951
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1984
Oct 1926–May 1927
8-Month
23.87"
(606.30mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
-5.70"
(-144.78mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1925 2001
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2003
Sep 1926–May 1927
9-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-8.28"
(-210.31mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2019
Aug 1926–May 1927
10-Month
29.74"
(755.40mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-9.35"
(-237.49mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2019
Jul 1926–May 1927
11-Month
35.10"
(891.54mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-9.65"
(-245.11mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2019
Jun 1926–May 1927
12-Month
38.93"
(988.82mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-10.41"
(-264.42mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1927 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2019
Dec 1925–May 1927
18-Month
59.13"
(1,501.90mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
-13.49"
(-342.65mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1927 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2021
Jun 1925–May 1927
24-Month
78.36"
(1,990.34mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
-20.27"
(-514.86mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2020
Jun 1924–May 1927
36-Month
127.75"
(3,244.85mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
-20.35"
(-516.89mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2021
Jun 1923–May 1927
48-Month
172.83"
(4,389.88mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
-24.58"
(-624.33mm)
1st Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2021
Jun 1922–May 1927
60-Month
224.84"
(5,710.94mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
-21.83"
(-554.48mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1927 1989
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/