Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
58th Driest Driest to Date 1911
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1971
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
30th Driest Driest to Date 1963
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2017
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1986
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
14.68"
(372.87mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
49th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
57th Driest Driest to Date 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1998
Ties: 1900
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-1.35"
(-34.29mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1986
82nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
22.02"
(559.31mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1930
77th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
23.75"
(603.25mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1941
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
24.64"
(625.86mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-5.48"
(-139.19mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1941
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
27.31"
(693.67mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-7.14"
(-181.36mm)
7th Driest Driest to Date 1942
119th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
32.14"
(816.36mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-6.82"
(-173.22mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1931
113th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
35.74"
(907.80mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-7.19"
(-182.62mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1931
117th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/