Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
6.32"
(160.53mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 1971
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1963
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2017
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
14.75"
(374.65mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2003
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
22.64"
(575.06mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1945 1986
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2003
Ties: 1919, 1989
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
34.99"
(888.75mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
37.98"
(964.69mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Ties: 1960
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
46.83"
(1,189.48mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
50.03"
(1,270.76mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
68.32"
(1,735.33mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
4.81"
(122.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
91.91"
(2,334.51mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
6.09"
(154.68mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
131.72"
(3,345.69mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2005
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
182.25"
(4,629.15mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
10.44"
(265.18mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
217.54"
(5,525.52mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/