Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1941

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1941
1-Month
1.19"
(30.23mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1971
Apr–May 1941
2-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-2.88"
(-73.15mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1926 1963
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2017
Mar–May 1941
3-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1986
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Feb–May 1941
4-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-6.26"
(-159.00mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1941
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Jan–May 1941
5-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-7.43"
(-188.72mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1941
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Dec 1940–May 1941
6-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-8.20"
(-208.28mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1986
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Nov 1940–May 1941
7-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-6.81"
(-172.98mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Oct 1940–May 1941
8-Month
18.26"
(463.80mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-8.33"
(-211.59mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1941
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Sep 1940–May 1941
9-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-10.26"
(-260.61mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1941
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Aug 1940–May 1941
10-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1942
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jul 1940–May 1941
11-Month
34.24"
(869.70mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-4.72"
(-119.88mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1940–May 1941
12-Month
38.21"
(970.53mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Dec 1939–May 1941
18-Month
56.74"
(1,441.20mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-6.77"
(-171.95mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1939–May 1941
24-Month
79.77"
(2,026.16mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020
Jun 1938–May 1941
36-Month
125.04"
(3,176.02mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-3.84"
(-97.53mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2005
Jun 1937–May 1941
48-Month
171.17"
(4,347.72mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1936–May 1941
60-Month
216.88"
(5,508.75mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/