Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1937

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1937
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1911
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1971
Apr–May 1937
2-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2017
Mar–May 1937
3-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1936 1986
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2003
Ties: 1936
Feb–May 1937
4-Month
13.54"
(343.92mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2003
Jan–May 1937
5-Month
21.84"
(554.74mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1998
Dec 1936–May 1937
6-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1936 1986
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1936–May 1937
7-Month
27.90"
(708.66mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1998
Oct 1936–May 1937
8-Month
31.19"
(792.23mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2003
Sep 1936–May 1937
9-Month
34.46"
(875.28mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Aug 1936–May 1937
10-Month
38.09"
(967.49mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1942
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jul 1936–May 1937
11-Month
42.20"
(1,071.88mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jun 1936–May 1937
12-Month
45.71"
(1,161.03mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Dec 1935–May 1937
18-Month
68.97"
(1,751.84mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jun 1935–May 1937
24-Month
93.77"
(2,381.76mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Ties: 1958
Jun 1934–May 1937
36-Month
142.20"
(3,611.88mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
13.32"
(338.33mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2005
Jun 1933–May 1937
48-Month
179.73"
(4,565.14mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
7.92"
(201.17mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1932–May 1937
60-Month
224.69"
(5,707.13mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
10.01"
(254.26mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1936 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/