Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2002
1-Month
1.88"
(47.75mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.66"
(-42.17mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 2001 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1895
Mar–Apr 2002
2-Month
6.52"
(165.61mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1983
Feb–Apr 2002
3-Month
8.16"
(207.26mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1899
Jan–Apr 2002
4-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2001 1986
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Ties: 1896
Dec 2001–Apr 2002
5-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
-4.12"
(-104.65mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 2001 1986
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Nov 2001–Apr 2002
6-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Oct 2001–Apr 2002
7-Month
17.49"
(444.25mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
-8.09"
(-205.48mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1998
Sep 2001–Apr 2002
8-Month
20.48"
(520.19mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
-9.35"
(-237.49mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
125th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–Apr 2002
9-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
-10.43"
(-264.92mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–Apr 2002
10-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
-10.74"
(-272.79mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–Apr 2002
11-Month
35.96"
(913.38mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
-9.38"
(-238.26mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2001–Apr 2002
12-Month
39.23"
(996.44mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
-10.11"
(-256.80mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 2000–Apr 2002
18-Month
56.00"
(1,422.40mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
-15.65"
(-397.51mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 2002
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 2000–Apr 2002
24-Month
80.04"
(2,033.02mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
-18.60"
(-472.44mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1927 1927
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
May 1999–Apr 2002
36-Month
132.71"
(3,370.83mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
-15.40"
(-391.16mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1942
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
May 1998–Apr 2002
48-Month
176.63"
(4,486.40mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
-20.80"
(-528.32mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1927
120th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 1997–Apr 2002
60-Month
231.13"
(5,870.70mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
-15.57"
(-395.48mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1989 1928
106th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/