Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1902

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1902
1-Month
2.62"
(66.55mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1911
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1971
Apr–May 1902
2-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1963
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2017
Mar–May 1902
3-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1986
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Feb–May 1902
4-Month
13.22"
(335.79mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
48th Driest Driest to Date 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Jan–May 1902
5-Month
16.17"
(410.72mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
47th Driest Driest to Date 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Dec 1901–May 1902
6-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1901 1986
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Nov 1901–May 1902
7-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1998
Ties: 1897
Oct 1901–May 1902
8-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Ties: 1992
Sep 1901–May 1902
9-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2019
Ties: 1977
Aug 1901–May 1902
10-Month
39.26"
(997.20mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1942
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1901–May 1902
11-Month
44.03"
(1,118.36mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1901–May 1902
12-Month
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1996
Dec 1900–May 1902
18-Month
70.86"
(1,799.84mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1900–May 1902
24-Month
91.65"
(2,327.91mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1899–May 1902
36-Month
130.19"
(3,306.83mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2005
Jun 1898–May 1902
48-Month
180.59"
(4,586.99mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
8.78"
(223.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1901 1969
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–May 1902
60-Month
218.87"
(5,559.30mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1901 1969
51st 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 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/