Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1917 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1971
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
9.98"
(253.49mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1917 1963
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2017
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
13.44"
(341.38mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1917 1986
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2003
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2003
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1917 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1998
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
21.17"
(537.72mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1998
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1998
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2003
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
29.17"
(740.92mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1917 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1917 1942
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
38.71"
(983.23mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-0.25"
(-6.35mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1917 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
42.99"
(1,091.95mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Ties: 1953
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
64.96"
(1,649.98mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1917 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
87.29"
(2,217.17mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1917 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
128.69"
(3,268.73mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1917 1966
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2005
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
167.04"
(4,242.82mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-4.77"
(-121.15mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1917 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
206.12"
(5,235.45mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-8.56"
(-217.42mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1917 1969
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/