Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
2.06"
(52.32mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1895
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
2.91"
(73.91mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1983
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1899
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
9.65"
(245.11mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
35.76"
(908.30mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
10.18"
(258.57mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
42.66"
(1,083.56mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
7.56"
(192.02mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
48.44"
(1,230.38mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
7.68"
(195.08mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
52.35"
(1,329.69mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
7.01"
(178.05mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
54.50"
(1,384.30mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
78.55"
(1,995.17mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
6.90"
(175.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
111.97"
(2,844.04mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
13.33"
(338.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1927
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
167.47"
(4,253.74mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
19.36"
(491.75mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1942
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
214.62"
(5,451.35mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
17.19"
(436.63mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1927
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
258.72"
(6,571.49mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
12.02"
(305.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1928
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/