Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1953
1-Month
2.75"
(69.85mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1950 1976
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1895
Ties: 1990
Mar–Apr 1953
2-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1983
Ties: 1955
Feb–Apr 1953
3-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1899
Jan–Apr 1953
4-Month
16.09"
(408.69mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1952–Apr 1953
5-Month
19.32"
(490.73mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Nov 1952–Apr 1953
6-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1952–Apr 1953
7-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1951 2001
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Ties: 2018
Sep 1952–Apr 1953
8-Month
28.27"
(718.06mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Apr 1953
9-Month
36.51"
(927.35mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1952 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1952–Apr 1953
10-Month
40.72"
(1,034.29mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1952 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1952–Apr 1953
11-Month
43.79"
(1,112.27mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1952–Apr 1953
12-Month
47.27"
(1,200.66mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Nov 1951–Apr 1953
18-Month
73.14"
(1,857.76mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1952 2002
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
May 1951–Apr 1953
24-Month
94.05"
(2,388.87mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1952 1927
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
May 1950–Apr 1953
36-Month
140.89"
(3,578.61mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
-7.22"
(-183.38mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1943 1942
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1949–Apr 1953
48-Month
189.78"
(4,820.41mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
-7.65"
(-194.31mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1927
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1948–Apr 1953
60-Month
242.10"
(6,149.34mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1928
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/