Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1896 1911
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1971
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
6.12"
(155.45mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2017
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
12.48"
(316.99mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1897 1986
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2003
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
18.62"
(472.95mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
21.93"
(557.02mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
4.58"
(116.33mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
16th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
4.21"
(106.93mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
33.51"
(851.15mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
6.92"
(175.76mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
36.75"
(933.45mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
42.42"
(1,077.47mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1898 1942
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
47.38"
(1,203.45mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
50.40"
(1,280.16mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
7.47"
(189.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
71.03"
(1,804.16mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
7.52"
(191.01mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
88.68"
(2,252.47mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
2.86"
(72.64mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
133.68"
(3,395.47mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
169.42"
(4,303.27mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
44th Driest Driest to Date 1969
78th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/