Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2020
1-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2019 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1895
Mar–Apr 2020
2-Month
8.62"
(218.95mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2019 1985
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1983
Feb–Apr 2020
3-Month
15.63"
(397.00mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1899
Jan–Apr 2020
4-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2019–Apr 2020
5-Month
24.54"
(623.32mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
5.29"
(134.37mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 2019–Apr 2020
6-Month
27.88"
(708.15mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
5.60"
(142.24mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Oct 2019–Apr 2020
7-Month
32.78"
(832.61mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 2001
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Sep 2019–Apr 2020
8-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Apr 2020
9-Month
41.01"
(1,041.65mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Apr 2020
10-Month
45.76"
(1,162.30mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1987
Jun 2019–Apr 2020
11-Month
51.58"
(1,310.13mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Apr 2020
12-Month
53.86"
(1,368.04mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
4.52"
(114.80mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2018–Apr 2020
18-Month
84.50"
(2,146.30mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
12.85"
(326.39mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2018–Apr 2020
24-Month
123.32"
(3,132.33mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
24.68"
(626.87mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1927
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 2017–Apr 2020
36-Month
172.13"
(4,372.10mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
24.02"
(610.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 2016–Apr 2020
48-Month
224.50"
(5,702.30mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
27.07"
(687.58mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1927
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2015–Apr 2020
60-Month
281.12"
(7,140.45mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1928
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 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/