Average Precipitation for North Carolina in April





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during April at cities, towns and parks in North Carolina.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

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
10 Asheville 3.0 77
10 Banner Elk 4.1 105
12 Blowing Rock 5.3 134
12 Boone 4.5 114
14 Grandfather Mountain 5.0 128
12 Highlands 6.4 163
10 Kerr Scott Reservoir 4.3 108
9 Morganton 3.7 93
11 Oconaluftee 4.3 109
10 Pisgah Forest 4.4 111
11 Tapoco 4.2 106
12 Waterville 4.1 105

Piedmont

April averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Cary 3.2 81
10 Chapel Hill 3.3 83
9 Charlotte 3.0 77
9 Concord 3.6 91
8 Durham 3.5 88
8 Gastonia 2.9 72
9 Greensboro 3.6 91
8 Henderson 3.4 87
9 Hickory 3.7 94
10 High Point 3.9 99
11 Mount Airy 3.8 96
8 Raleigh 2.9 74
Winston-Salem 3.7 94

North Carolina Coast

Average amount of rain and snow in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Atlantic Beach 3.2 82
Beaufort 3.6 90
8 Belhaven 3.1 79
9 Cape Hatteras 3.6 92
8 Cedar Island 3.3 85
8 Edenton 2.9 74
10 Elizabeth City 3.1 79
8 Fayetteville 3.1 78
9 Goldsboro 3.3 85
9 Greenville 3.2 81
8 Hofmann Forest 3.2 82
8 Manteo 3.1 80
7 Morehead City 3.1 80
9 New Bern 3.2 81
8 Ocracoke 4.0 101
6 Southport 3.0 75
9 Wilmington 2.8 72
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

North Carolina Precipitation
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