Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1985
1-Month
1.46"
(37.08mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-2.08"
(-52.84mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1895
Mar–Apr 1985
2-Month
2.98"
(75.69mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Feb–Apr 1985
3-Month
7.80"
(198.12mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-3.85"
(-97.79mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1899
Jan–Apr 1985
4-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Ties: 1951
Dec 1984–Apr 1985
5-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-5.73"
(-145.54mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1984–Apr 1985
6-Month
15.59"
(395.99mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
-6.69"
(-169.92mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1984–Apr 1985
7-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
-8.16"
(-207.26mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Sep 1984–Apr 1985
8-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-8.41"
(-213.61mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1942 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–Apr 1985
9-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
-10.15"
(-257.81mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–Apr 1985
10-Month
33.64"
(854.46mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
-7.12"
(-180.84mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–Apr 1985
11-Month
36.63"
(930.40mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
-8.71"
(-221.24mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1984–Apr 1985
12-Month
43.38"
(1,101.85mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-5.96"
(-151.39mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Nov 1983–Apr 1985
18-Month
73.92"
(1,877.57mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1982 2002
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1983–Apr 1985
24-Month
93.91"
(2,385.31mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
-4.73"
(-120.15mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1982 1927
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
May 1982–Apr 1985
36-Month
149.83"
(3,805.68mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1983 1942
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
May 1981–Apr 1985
48-Month
199.74"
(5,073.40mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1984 1927
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1980–Apr 1985
60-Month
235.71"
(5,987.03mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
-10.99"
(-279.15mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1971 1928
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 7, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/