Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1916

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1916
1-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1915 1911
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1971
Apr–May 1916
2-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1915 1963
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2017
Mar–May 1916
3-Month
8.87"
(225.30mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1915 1986
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2003
Feb–May 1916
4-Month
12.54"
(318.52mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2003
Jan–May 1916
5-Month
14.67"
(372.62mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Dec 1915–May 1916
6-Month
18.06"
(458.72mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1914 1986
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Nov 1915–May 1916
7-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-3.68"
(-93.48mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1914 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1998
Oct 1915–May 1916
8-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2003
Sep 1915–May 1916
9-Month
27.06"
(687.32mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Aug 1915–May 1916
10-Month
33.32"
(846.33mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1942
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1915–May 1916
11-Month
37.30"
(947.42mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1915–May 1916
12-Month
41.40"
(1,051.56mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Ties: 1982, 1986
Dec 1914–May 1916
18-Month
62.38"
(1,584.45mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1914–May 1916
24-Month
79.75"
(2,025.65mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1913–May 1916
36-Month
118.83"
(3,018.28mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-10.05"
(-255.27mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1915 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2005
Ties: 1928
Jun 1912–May 1916
48-Month
159.45"
(4,050.03mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-12.36"
(-313.94mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1969
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun 1911–May 1916
60-Month
208.70"
(5,300.98mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1915 1969
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/