Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1939 1942
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1987
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1985
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1993
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1938 1976
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
12.36"
(313.94mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
14.29"
(362.97mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
16.42"
(417.07mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
19.66"
(499.36mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 2001
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
20.74"
(526.80mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1934 1942
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
26.18"
(664.97mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1942
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
32.67"
(829.82mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
37.32"
(947.93mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
39.07"
(992.38mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
60.58"
(1,538.73mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
86.99"
(2,209.55mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
131.60"
(3,342.64mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
175.65"
(4,461.51mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
226.22"
(5,745.99mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
11.51"
(292.36mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1937 1969
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/