Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1950
1-Month
1.43"
(36.32mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1976
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1895
Mar–Apr 1950
2-Month
5.27"
(133.86mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1930 1985
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1983
Feb–Apr 1950
3-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1899
Jan–Apr 1950
4-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1986
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Dec 1949–Apr 1950
5-Month
12.21"
(310.13mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-7.04"
(-178.82mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1986
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Nov 1949–Apr 1950
6-Month
15.12"
(384.05mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
-7.16"
(-181.86mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Oct 1949–Apr 1950
7-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
-6.64"
(-168.65mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1934 2001
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Sep 1949–Apr 1950
8-Month
23.01"
(584.45mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–Apr 1950
9-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–Apr 1950
10-Month
38.41"
(975.61mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1942 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–Apr 1950
11-Month
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1949–Apr 1950
12-Month
48.89"
(1,241.81mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1968
Nov 1948–Apr 1950
18-Month
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1948–Apr 1950
24-Month
101.21"
(2,570.73mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
2.57"
(65.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1946 1927
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1947–Apr 1950
36-Month
155.89"
(3,959.61mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
7.78"
(197.62mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1949 1942
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Ties: 1999
May 1946–Apr 1950
48-Month
204.36"
(5,190.74mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 1927
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1945–Apr 1950
60-Month
261.10"
(6,631.94mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1949 1928
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/