Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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North Carolina

Precipitation Rankings, April 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2021
1-Month
1.94"
(49.28mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2010 1976
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1895
Mar–Apr 2021
2-Month
6.07"
(154.18mm)
7.82"
(198.63mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1983
Feb–Apr 2021
3-Month
12.61"
(320.29mm)
11.65"
(295.91mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1899
Jan–Apr 2021
4-Month
17.24"
(437.90mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
1.69"
(42.93mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Ties: 1961
Dec 2020–Apr 2021
5-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Nov 2020–Apr 2021
6-Month
27.94"
(709.68mm)
22.28"
(565.91mm)
5.66"
(143.77mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Oct 2020–Apr 2021
7-Month
32.15"
(816.61mm)
25.58"
(649.73mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 2001
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1998
Sep 2020–Apr 2021
8-Month
38.95"
(989.33mm)
29.83"
(757.68mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2003
Aug 2020–Apr 2021
9-Month
46.93"
(1,192.02mm)
35.10"
(891.54mm)
11.83"
(300.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2020–Apr 2021
10-Month
51.12"
(1,298.45mm)
40.76"
(1,035.30mm)
10.36"
(263.15mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2020–Apr 2021
11-Month
56.16"
(1,426.46mm)
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
10.82"
(274.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2020–Apr 2021
12-Month
63.78"
(1,620.01mm)
49.34"
(1,253.24mm)
14.44"
(366.77mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2019–Apr 2021
18-Month
91.70"
(2,329.18mm)
71.65"
(1,819.91mm)
20.05"
(509.27mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 2002
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
May 2019–Apr 2021
24-Month
117.68"
(2,989.07mm)
98.64"
(2,505.46mm)
19.04"
(483.61mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1927
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
May 2018–Apr 2021
36-Month
187.14"
(4,753.36mm)
148.11"
(3,761.99mm)
39.03"
(991.37mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
May 2017–Apr 2021
48-Month
235.95"
(5,993.13mm)
197.43"
(5,014.72mm)
38.52"
(978.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1927
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
May 2016–Apr 2021
60-Month
288.32"
(7,323.33mm)
246.70"
(6,266.18mm)
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1928
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 21, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/