Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1908

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1908
1-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1907 1911
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1971
Apr–May 1908
2-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1906 1963
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2017
Mar–May 1908
3-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1907 1986
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Feb–May 1908
4-Month
14.86"
(377.44mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1907 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Jan–May 1908
5-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1907 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Ties: 1913
Dec 1907–May 1908
6-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1986
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Nov 1907–May 1908
7-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
4.33"
(109.98mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1907 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 1998
Oct 1907–May 1908
8-Month
29.25"
(742.95mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
2.66"
(67.56mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1907 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2003
Sep 1907–May 1908
9-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1907 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Aug 1907–May 1908
10-Month
38.69"
(982.73mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1907 1942
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1903 2019
Jul 1907–May 1908
11-Month
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
3.13"
(79.51mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1906 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1907–May 1908
12-Month
48.54"
(1,232.92mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Ties: 1907
Dec 1906–May 1908
18-Month
66.63"
(1,692.40mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1906 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
Jun 1906–May 1908
24-Month
97.08"
(2,465.83mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
11.26"
(286.00mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1907 1931
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 1905–May 1908
36-Month
140.68"
(3,573.27mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
11.80"
(299.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1907 1966
14th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Jun 1904–May 1908
48-Month
180.05"
(4,573.27mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
8.24"
(209.30mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1907 1969
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jun 1903–May 1908
60-Month
216.86"
(5,508.24mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1907 1969
62nd 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 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/