Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1911
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1971
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2017
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
8.33"
(211.58mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2003
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2003
Ties: 2012
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
16.79"
(426.47mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-0.18"
(-4.58mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
24.56"
(623.82mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-2.03"
(-51.57mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2003
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1934 1942
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
38.53"
(978.66mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
45.27"
(1,149.86mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
61.06"
(1,550.92mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
91.40"
(2,321.56mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
137.11"
(3,482.59mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
8.23"
(209.04mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
185.17"
(4,703.32mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
13.36"
(339.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1937 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
233.60"
(5,933.44mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
18.92"
(480.57mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/