Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1972
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1967 1976
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1895
Ties: 1975
Mar–Apr 1972
2-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1985
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1983
Feb–Apr 1972
3-Month
10.32"
(262.13mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1986
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1899
Ties: 1919
Jan–Apr 1972
4-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Dec 1971–Apr 1972
5-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1967 1986
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Nov 1971–Apr 1972
6-Month
19.38"
(492.25mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Oct 1971–Apr 1972
7-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Ties: 1915
Sep 1971–Apr 1972
8-Month
32.59"
(827.79mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1971–Apr 1972
9-Month
38.61"
(980.69mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1971–Apr 1972
10-Month
44.86"
(1,139.44mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1971–Apr 1972
11-Month
48.42"
(1,229.87mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1971–Apr 1972
12-Month
53.68"
(1,363.47mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Nov 1970–Apr 1972
18-Month
76.01"
(1,930.65mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1970–Apr 1972
24-Month
101.51"
(2,578.35mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
2.87"
(72.89mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
May 1969–Apr 1972
36-Month
150.04"
(3,811.02mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
1.93"
(49.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1968–Apr 1972
48-Month
194.61"
(4,943.09mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1927
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019
May 1967–Apr 1972
60-Month
243.50"
(6,184.90mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/