Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
5.56"
(141.22mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1895
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
11.21"
(284.73mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1983
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1899
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
19.70"
(500.38mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
30.19"
(766.83mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1998
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
8.36"
(212.35mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
38.47"
(977.14mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
8.64"
(219.46mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
47.16"
(1,197.86mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
52.31"
(1,328.67mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
6.97"
(177.03mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
58.50"
(1,485.90mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
9.16"
(232.66mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
77.88"
(1,978.15mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
112.18"
(2,849.37mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
13.54"
(343.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
160.01"
(4,064.25mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
11.90"
(302.26mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
208.54"
(5,296.92mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
11.11"
(282.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1927
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
253.11"
(6,428.99mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
6.41"
(162.81mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1928
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/