Average Precipitation for North Carolina in April





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during April at cities, communities and other locations around North Carolina.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: North Carolina Mountains in the west, Piedmont in the center, and North Carolina Coast to the east.

North Carolina Mountains

Average monthly precipitation in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Asheville 3.7 94
12 Banner Elk 4.8 123
13 Boone 5.5 140
11 Cullowhee 4.7 120
13 Grandfather Mountain 5.9 150
12 Highlands 7.0 177
11 Kerr Scott Reservoir 4.8 122
9 Morganton 4.3 109
11 North Wilkesboro 4.7 120
11 Pisgah Forest 5.3 135
11 Tapoco 4.7 120
12 Waterville 4.5 113
10 Winston-Salem 3.7 94

Piedmont

April averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Albemarle 3.7 95
10 Burlington 3.8 97
10 Chapel Hill 3.7 94
9 Charlotte 3.8 98
9 Concord 4.0 102
8 Durham 3.7 93
8 Gastonia 3.5 89
9 Greensboro 3.6 92
9 Henderson 3.9 98
10 Hickory 4.1 104
10 High Point 4.1 103
12 Mount Airy 4.3 109
10 Raleigh 3.5 90
9 Shelby 4.3 108

North Carolina Coast

Average amount of rain and snow in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Atlantic Beach 4.0 101
9 Beaufort 3.4 86
7 Belhaven 3.3 84
9 Cape Hatteras 3.9 100
8 Cedar Island 3.6 92
8 Edenton 3.3 83
10 Elizabeth City 3.5 88
9 Fayetteville 3.5 88
9 Goldsboro 3.9 99
10 Greenville 3.8 97
8 Hofmann Forest 3.7 93
7 Kinston 3.5 90
9 Lumberton 3.4 87
7 Manteo 2.9 74
8 Morehead City 3.6 91
9 New Bern 3.2 81
8 Ocracoke 3.8 96
9 Roanoke Rapids 3.6 91
9 Rocky Mount 3.3 84
6 Southport 3.1 78
8 Wilmington 3.1 78
9 Wilson 3.9 99
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

North Carolina Precipitation
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