Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1895
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1955 1985
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1983
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1955 1986
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1899
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
15.20"
(386.08mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1955 1986
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Ties: 1969
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
18.61"
(472.69mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
-4.31"
(-109.47mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1951 2001
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
37.83"
(960.88mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
43.57"
(1,106.68mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
1.92"
(48.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
51.07"
(1,297.18mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
70.78"
(1,797.81mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
90.42"
(2,296.67mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
-8.22"
(-208.79mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 1927
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
135.94"
(3,452.88mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
-12.17"
(-309.11mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1955 1942
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
183.21"
(4,653.53mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
-14.22"
(-361.19mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1927
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
229.99"
(5,841.75mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
-16.71"
(-424.43mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1955 1928
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on July 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/