Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1931

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1931
1-Month
5.39"
(136.91mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1930 1911
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1971
Apr–May 1931
2-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1930 1963
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2017
Mar–May 1931
3-Month
12.52"
(318.01mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Feb–May 1931
4-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2003
Jan–May 1931
5-Month
15.91"
(404.11mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Dec 1930–May 1931
6-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Nov 1930–May 1931
7-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1998
Oct 1930–May 1931
8-Month
21.78"
(553.21mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2003
Sep 1930–May 1931
9-Month
23.12"
(587.25mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1904 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Aug 1930–May 1931
10-Month
24.82"
(630.43mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-9.63"
(-244.60mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1942
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jul 1930–May 1931
11-Month
26.54"
(674.12mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-12.42"
(-315.46mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1930–May 1931
12-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-13.11"
(-332.99mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Dec 1929–May 1931
18-Month
42.88"
(1,089.15mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-20.63"
(-524.00mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1929–May 1931
24-Month
68.27"
(1,734.06mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-17.55"
(-445.77mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1928–May 1931
36-Month
116.26"
(2,953.00mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-12.62"
(-320.55mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2005
Jun 1927–May 1931
48-Month
158.15"
(4,017.01mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-13.66"
(-346.96mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1969
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Jun 1926–May 1931
60-Month
201.01"
(5,105.65mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-13.67"
(-347.22mm)
9th Driest Driest to Date 1969
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 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/