Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1970
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1895
Ties: 1957
Mar–Apr 1970
2-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 1985
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Feb–Apr 1970
3-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1986
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1899
Jan–Apr 1970
4-Month
13.30"
(337.82mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1986
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1969–Apr 1970
5-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Nov 1969–Apr 1970
6-Month
20.77"
(527.56mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1968 1981
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Oct 1969–Apr 1970
7-Month
23.03"
(584.96mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Sep 1969–Apr 1970
8-Month
27.49"
(698.25mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1969–Apr 1970
9-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–Apr 1970
10-Month
38.98"
(990.09mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1963
Jun 1969–Apr 1970
11-Month
45.26"
(1,149.60mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1969–Apr 1970
12-Month
48.53"
(1,232.66mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-0.81"
(-20.58mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Nov 1968–Apr 1970
18-Month
70.43"
(1,788.92mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1917
May 1968–Apr 1970
24-Month
93.10"
(2,364.74mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
-5.54"
(-140.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1968 1927
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
May 1967–Apr 1970
36-Month
141.99"
(3,606.55mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
-6.12"
(-155.44mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2020
May 1966–Apr 1970
48-Month
184.91"
(4,696.71mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
-12.52"
(-318.01mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1927
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
May 1965–Apr 1970
60-Month
230.20"
(5,847.08mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
-16.50"
(-419.10mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1928
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on October 1, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/