Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1932 1976
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1895
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1933 1985
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1899
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 1907
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
17.19"
(436.63mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1911 1981
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
19.58"
(497.33mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 2001
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-8.77"
(-222.76mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1910 2002
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1910
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
28.49"
(723.65mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
-6.61"
(-167.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
-4.35"
(-110.49mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-5.36"
(-136.15mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
69.42"
(1,763.27mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
98.61"
(2,504.69mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1927
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
142.86"
(3,628.64mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1935 1942
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
198.73"
(5,047.74mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1936 1927
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
253.89"
(6,448.81mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
7.19"
(182.63mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1938 1928
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/