Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1944

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1944
1-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1971
Apr–May 1944
2-Month
6.39"
(162.31mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1963
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2017
Ties: 1917
Mar–May 1944
3-Month
12.19"
(309.63mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2003
Feb–May 1944
4-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2003
Jan–May 1944
5-Month
19.80"
(502.92mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1943 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1943–May 1944
6-Month
22.07"
(560.58mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1986
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1943–May 1944
7-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Ties: 1980
Oct 1943–May 1944
8-Month
26.39"
(670.31mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2003
Sep 1943–May 1944
9-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Aug 1943–May 1944
10-Month
30.64"
(778.26mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1943–May 1944
11-Month
35.63"
(905.00mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1943–May 1944
12-Month
39.81"
(1,011.17mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Dec 1942–May 1944
18-Month
60.08"
(1,526.03mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1942–May 1944
24-Month
90.34"
(2,294.64mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1943 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jun 1941–May 1944
36-Month
125.63"
(3,191.00mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1943 1966
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2005
Jun 1940–May 1944
48-Month
163.84"
(4,161.54mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-7.97"
(-202.43mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1969
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1939–May 1944
60-Month
205.40"
(5,217.16mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-9.28"
(-235.71mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2021, retrieved on January 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/