Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2003
1-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1976
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1895
Mar–Apr 2003
2-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1985
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1983
Feb–Apr 2003
3-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1899
Jan–Apr 2003
4-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2002–Apr 2003
5-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
5.08"
(129.03mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Ties: 1987
Nov 2002–Apr 2003
6-Month
28.84"
(732.54mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2002–Apr 2003
7-Month
34.30"
(871.22mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 2001
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Sep 2002–Apr 2003
8-Month
38.95"
(989.33mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 2002–Apr 2003
9-Month
43.92"
(1,115.57mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 2002–Apr 2003
10-Month
48.40"
(1,229.36mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Ties: 1902
Jun 2002–Apr 2003
11-Month
51.37"
(1,304.80mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
May 2002–Apr 2003
12-Month
54.16"
(1,375.66mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
4.82"
(122.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Nov 2001–Apr 2003
18-Month
70.44"
(1,789.18mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2002 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
May 2001–Apr 2003
24-Month
93.39"
(2,372.11mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
May 2000–Apr 2003
36-Month
134.20"
(3,408.68mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
-13.91"
(-353.31mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
May 1999–Apr 2003
48-Month
186.87"
(4,746.50mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
-10.56"
(-268.22mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 2002 1927
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
May 1998–Apr 2003
60-Month
230.79"
(5,862.07mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
-15.91"
(-404.11mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1989 1928
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 13, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/