Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1942
1-Month
1.05"
(26.67mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1976
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1895
Mar–Apr 1942
2-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1940 1985
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1983
Feb–Apr 1942
3-Month
9.89"
(251.21mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1899
Jan–Apr 1942
4-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Dec 1941–Apr 1942
5-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Ties: 1966
Nov 1941–Apr 1942
6-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1940 1981
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 1998
Oct 1941–Apr 1942
7-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1941 2001
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Sep 1941–Apr 1942
8-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-8.74"
(-221.99mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1941–Apr 1942
9-Month
25.02"
(635.51mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
-10.08"
(-256.03mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul 1941–Apr 1942
10-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
-7.35"
(-186.69mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1941–Apr 1942
11-Month
38.77"
(984.76mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
-6.57"
(-166.88mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
May 1941–Apr 1942
12-Month
39.86"
(1,012.44mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-9.48"
(-240.80mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Nov 1940–Apr 1942
18-Month
57.99"
(1,472.95mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
-13.66"
(-346.96mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 2002
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
May 1940–Apr 1942
24-Month
82.00"
(2,082.80mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
-16.64"
(-422.66mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
May 1939–Apr 1942
36-Month
125.98"
(3,199.89mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
-22.13"
(-562.10mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1942
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020
May 1938–Apr 1942
48-Month
180.61"
(4,587.49mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
-16.82"
(-427.23mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1934 1927
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
May 1937–Apr 1942
60-Month
224.86"
(5,711.44mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
-21.84"
(-554.74mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1928 1928
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/