Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
5.92"
(150.37mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1963
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
15.92"
(404.37mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
19.60"
(497.84mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1900 1986
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Ties: 1948
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1900 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
28.90"
(734.06mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2003
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
34.52"
(876.81mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1942
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
38.11"
(967.99mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
43.10"
(1,094.74mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
61.65"
(1,565.91mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
81.64"
(2,073.66mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-4.18"
(-106.17mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2020
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
132.04"
(3,353.82mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2005
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
170.32"
(4,326.13mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1899 1969
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
215.32"
(5,469.13mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1969
70th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/