Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1936

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1936
1-Month
1.22"
(30.99mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1971
Apr–May 1936
2-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-2.44"
(-61.98mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2017
Mar–May 1936
3-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2003
Ties: 1937
Feb–May 1936
4-Month
14.27"
(362.46mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1930 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2003
Jan–May 1936
5-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1998
Dec 1935–May 1936
6-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1935 1986
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1998
Nov 1935–May 1936
7-Month
27.25"
(692.15mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
3.81"
(96.77mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1935 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1998
Oct 1935–May 1936
8-Month
29.36"
(745.74mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
2.77"
(70.35mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2003
Sep 1935–May 1936
9-Month
35.17"
(893.32mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Aug 1935–May 1936
10-Month
39.00"
(990.60mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1934 1942
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1935–May 1936
11-Month
44.41"
(1,128.01mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1935–May 1936
12-Month
48.06"
(1,220.72mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Dec 1934–May 1936
18-Month
70.84"
(1,799.34mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
7.33"
(186.19mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Jun 1934–May 1936
24-Month
96.49"
(2,450.85mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
10.67"
(271.02mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1933–May 1936
36-Month
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2005
Jun 1932–May 1936
48-Month
178.98"
(4,546.09mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1931–May 1936
60-Month
220.98"
(5,612.89mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
43rd 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/