Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1928

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1928
1-Month
2.63"
(66.80mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1926 1911
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1971
Apr–May 1928
2-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1926 1963
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2017
Mar–May 1928
3-Month
10.62"
(269.75mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1927 1986
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Feb–May 1928
4-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1926 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2003
Jan–May 1928
5-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1926 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1998
Dec 1927–May 1928
6-Month
19.76"
(501.90mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1986
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1998
Nov 1927–May 1928
7-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1926 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1998
Oct 1927–May 1928
8-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1926 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2003
Sep 1927–May 1928
9-Month
29.00"
(736.60mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1927–May 1928
10-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1926 1942
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jul 1927–May 1928
11-Month
38.64"
(981.46mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-0.32"
(-8.12mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1927–May 1928
12-Month
41.89"
(1,064.01mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1926 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1926–May 1928
18-Month
61.92"
(1,572.77mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1927 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Jun 1926–May 1928
24-Month
84.75"
(2,152.65mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1927 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2020
Jun 1925–May 1928
36-Month
118.83"
(3,018.28mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-10.05"
(-255.27mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1927 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2005
Ties: 1916
Jun 1924–May 1928
48-Month
158.83"
(4,034.28mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-12.98"
(-329.69mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1969
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1923–May 1928
60-Month
203.52"
(5,169.41mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-11.16"
(-283.46mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1926 1969
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/