Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1951 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1953 1986
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1901
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
11.19"
(284.23mm)
11.81"
(299.97mm)
-0.62"
(-15.74mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1985
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
15.64"
(397.26mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1986
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
19.55"
(496.57mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
25.86"
(656.84mm)
23.24"
(590.30mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1961 1986
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
28.68"
(728.47mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1961 1951
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1984
Ties: 2014
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
29.57"
(751.08mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1961 2001
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
32.26"
(819.40mm)
33.82"
(859.03mm)
-1.56"
(-39.63mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
38.92"
(988.57mm)
39.09"
(992.89mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1961 2002
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
43.24"
(1,098.30mm)
44.75"
(1,136.65mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
50.27"
(1,276.86mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
74.17"
(1,883.92mm)
72.62"
(1,844.55mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
99.68"
(2,531.87mm)
98.63"
(2,505.20mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1927
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2020
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
157.46"
(3,999.48mm)
148.10"
(3,761.74mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1961 1927
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2021
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
205.24"
(5,213.10mm)
197.41"
(5,014.21mm)
7.83"
(198.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1959 1927
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2021
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
262.19"
(6,659.63mm)
246.67"
(6,265.42mm)
15.52"
(394.21mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1961 1989
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/