Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1920

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1920
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1914 1911
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1971
Apr–May 1920
2-Month
5.98"
(151.89mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1915 1963
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2017
Ties: 2010
Mar–May 1920
3-Month
9.64"
(244.86mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2003
Ties: 1910, 1921
Feb–May 1920
4-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2003
Jan–May 1920
5-Month
16.93"
(430.02mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Dec 1919–May 1920
6-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-1.18"
(-29.97mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1916 1986
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Nov 1919–May 1920
7-Month
21.45"
(544.83mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1998
Oct 1919–May 1920
8-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2003
Sep 1919–May 1920
9-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Aug 1919–May 1920
10-Month
29.49"
(749.05mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-4.96"
(-125.98mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1911 1942
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jul 1919–May 1920
11-Month
36.63"
(930.40mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jun 1919–May 1920
12-Month
41.34"
(1,050.04mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Dec 1918–May 1920
18-Month
64.57"
(1,640.08mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
1.06"
(26.93mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1917 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jun 1918–May 1920
24-Month
85.67"
(2,176.02mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jun 1917–May 1920
36-Month
128.66"
(3,267.96mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1917 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2005
Jun 1916–May 1920
48-Month
172.96"
(4,393.18mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1918 1969
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 2019
Jun 1915–May 1920
60-Month
214.36"
(5,444.74mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1919 1969
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/