Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
7.20"
(182.88mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2017
Ties: 1974
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1896 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2003
Ties: 2016
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
13th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
19.55"
(496.57mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1998
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1896 1986
59th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1898
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Ties: 1902
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Ties: 1913
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
31.33"
(795.78mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1942
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
39.95"
(1,014.73mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
45.00"
(1,143.00mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
64.23"
(1,631.44mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
61st Driest Driest to Date 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
80.74"
(2,050.80mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-5.08"
(-129.03mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1931
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/