Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1904

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1904
1-Month
3.40"
(86.36mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1903 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1971
Apr–May 1904
2-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1902 1963
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2017
Mar–May 1904
3-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1902 1986
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Feb–May 1904
4-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
19th Driest Driest to Date 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Ties: 1988
Jan–May 1904
5-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Dec 1903–May 1904
6-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1986
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Nov 1903–May 1904
7-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-6.15"
(-156.21mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Oct 1903–May 1904
8-Month
20.62"
(523.75mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Sep 1903–May 1904
9-Month
22.75"
(577.85mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-7.37"
(-187.20mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1903–May 1904
10-Month
27.65"
(702.31mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1896 1942
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1903–May 1904
11-Month
31.42"
(798.07mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-7.54"
(-191.51mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1903–May 1904
12-Month
36.81"
(934.97mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-6.12"
(-155.45mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Dec 1902–May 1904
18-Month
62.08"
(1,576.83mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1902–May 1904
24-Month
84.28"
(2,140.71mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-1.54"
(-39.12mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1901 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2020
Jun 1901–May 1904
36-Month
132.83"
(3,373.88mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1902 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2005
Jun 1900–May 1904
48-Month
175.93"
(4,468.62mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1901 1969
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jun 1899–May 1904
60-Month
214.47"
(5,447.54mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1900 1969
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/