Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1897 1911
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2017
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
13.04"
(331.22mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
13.94"
(354.08mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
63rd Driest Driest to Date 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2003
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 2009
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Ties: 1897
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1998
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
27.42"
(696.47mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
30.17"
(766.32mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1896 1942
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-4.12"
(-104.64mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
38.28"
(972.31mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-4.65"
(-118.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
58.91"
(1,496.31mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
83.28"
(2,115.31mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
119.02"
(3,023.11mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-9.86"
(-250.44mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/