Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2016
1-Month
2.78"
(70.61mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1976
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1895
Ties: 1977
Mar–Apr 2016
2-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1995 1985
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1983
Feb–Apr 2016
3-Month
10.73"
(272.54mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1899
Jan–Apr 2016
4-Month
13.53"
(343.66mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1998
Dec 2015–Apr 2016
5-Month
20.84"
(529.34mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Nov 2015–Apr 2016
6-Month
28.04"
(712.22mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Oct 2015–Apr 2016
7-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2001
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Sep 2015–Apr 2016
8-Month
40.42"
(1,026.67mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
10.59"
(268.99mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 2015–Apr 2016
9-Month
44.42"
(1,128.27mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2015 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jul 2015–Apr 2016
10-Month
48.80"
(1,239.52mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2015 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 2015–Apr 2016
11-Month
54.00"
(1,371.60mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2015 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
May 2015–Apr 2016
12-Month
56.62"
(1,438.15mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 2014–Apr 2016
18-Month
79.38"
(2,016.25mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
7.73"
(196.34mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2015 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
May 2014–Apr 2016
24-Month
106.01"
(2,692.65mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
7.37"
(187.19mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2015 1927
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
May 2013–Apr 2016
36-Month
162.24"
(4,120.90mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
14.13"
(358.91mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1942
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
May 2012–Apr 2016
48-Month
212.56"
(5,399.02mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2015 1927
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
May 2011–Apr 2016
60-Month
257.62"
(6,543.55mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
10.92"
(277.37mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2015 1928
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/