Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
4.72"
(119.89mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1971
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1941 1963
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2017
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
11.50"
(292.10mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
14.06"
(357.12mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
18.78"
(477.01mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-4.66"
(-118.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1998
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-8.96"
(-227.59mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-10.41"
(-264.41mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1942
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
30.99"
(787.15mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-7.97"
(-202.43mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
35.29"
(896.37mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-7.64"
(-194.05mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
47.67"
(1,210.82mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-15.84"
(-402.33mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
73.50"
(1,866.90mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-12.32"
(-312.93mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
115.06"
(2,922.52mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-13.82"
(-351.03mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1932 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2005
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
160.33"
(4,072.38mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-11.48"
(-291.59mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
206.46"
(5,244.08mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-8.22"
(-208.79mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/