Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1938
1-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1935 1976
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1895
Mar–Apr 1938
2-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1933 1985
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1983
Feb–Apr 1938
3-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1899
Jan–Apr 1938
4-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1931 1986
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1937–Apr 1938
5-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1937–Apr 1938
6-Month
17.36"
(440.94mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1937–Apr 1938
7-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 2001
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 2012
Sep 1937–Apr 1938
8-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–Apr 1938
9-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–Apr 1938
10-Month
37.85"
(961.39mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
-2.91"
(-73.91mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1937–Apr 1938
11-Month
42.16"
(1,070.86mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
-3.18"
(-80.78mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May 1937–Apr 1938
12-Month
44.25"
(1,123.95mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-5.09"
(-129.29mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1936–Apr 1938
18-Month
72.20"
(1,833.88mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
May 1936–Apr 1938
24-Month
100.12"
(2,543.05mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
May 1935–Apr 1938
36-Month
155.28"
(3,944.11mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
May 1934–Apr 1938
48-Month
208.28"
(5,290.31mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1927
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
May 1933–Apr 1938
60-Month
247.94"
(6,297.68mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1936 1928
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/