Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1901
1-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1942
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1987
Mar–Apr 1901
2-Month
10.00"
(254.00mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1900 1985
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1993
Feb–Apr 1901
3-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Jan–Apr 1901
4-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1898 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 1998
Dec 1900–Apr 1901
5-Month
16.39"
(416.31mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Nov 1900–Apr 1901
6-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1900 1981
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Oct 1900–Apr 1901
7-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1900 2001
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1984
Ties: 2012
Sep 1900–Apr 1901
8-Month
26.50"
(673.10mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 1942
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1900–Apr 1901
9-Month
28.60"
(726.44mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1942
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1900–Apr 1901
10-Month
32.19"
(817.63mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Ties: 1915
Jun 1900–Apr 1901
11-Month
37.18"
(944.37mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
May 1900–Apr 1901
12-Month
39.91"
(1,013.71mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-3.02"
(-76.71mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1989
Nov 1899–Apr 1901
18-Month
57.13"
(1,451.10mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
-5.40"
(-137.16mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
May 1899–Apr 1901
24-Month
79.71"
(2,024.63mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
24th Driest Driest to Date 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
May 1898–Apr 1901
36-Month
131.72"
(3,345.69mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
May 1897–Apr 1901
48-Month
169.13"
(4,295.90mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
40th Driest Driest to Date 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
May 1896–Apr 1901
60-Month
213.31"
(5,418.07mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1900 1969
75th 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 December 7, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/