Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1929

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1929
1-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1928 1911
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1971
Apr–May 1929
2-Month
8.66"
(219.96mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
1.46"
(37.08mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1928 1963
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2017
Mar–May 1929
3-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1928 1986
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Feb–May 1929
4-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1928 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Jan–May 1929
5-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.02"
(51.31mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1928 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1998
Dec 1928–May 1929
6-Month
20.95"
(532.13mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1928 1986
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1998
Nov 1928–May 1929
7-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1926 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1998
Oct 1928–May 1929
8-Month
23.65"
(600.71mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1926 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2003
Ties: 1926
Sep 1928–May 1929
9-Month
30.65"
(778.51mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1928 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019
Aug 1928–May 1929
10-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1928 1942
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jul 1928–May 1929
11-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Jun 1928–May 1929
12-Month
47.99"
(1,218.95mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
5.06"
(128.53mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2019
Dec 1927–May 1929
18-Month
67.75"
(1,720.85mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1927–May 1929
24-Month
89.88"
(2,282.95mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1928 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019
Jun 1926–May 1929
36-Month
132.74"
(3,371.60mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1928 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2005
Jun 1925–May 1929
48-Month
166.82"
(4,237.23mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-4.99"
(-126.74mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1928 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019
Jun 1924–May 1929
60-Month
206.82"
(5,253.23mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-7.86"
(-199.64mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1928 1969
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1925 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/