Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
2.73"
(69.34mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
32nd Driest Driest to Date 1911
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1971
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1963
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2017
Ties: 1976
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
13.70"
(347.98mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
59th Driest Driest to Date 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.71"
(-18.03mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Ties: 1896
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
18.55"
(471.17mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1986
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
25th Driest Driest to Date 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
23.10"
(586.74mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
27.41"
(696.21mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-2.71"
(-68.84mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1986
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-3.54"
(-89.92mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1898 1942
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
35.01"
(889.25mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-3.95"
(-100.33mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
38.54"
(978.92mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
63.59"
(1,615.19mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
88.94"
(2,259.08mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
127.22"
(3,231.39mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2005
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
172.22"
(4,374.39mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1899 1969
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1922
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
207.96"
(5,282.18mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-6.72"
(-170.69mm)
33rd Driest Driest to Date 1969
88th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/