Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1911
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1971
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1942 1963
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2017
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
15.12"
(384.05mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Ties: 1907
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-3.26"
(-82.80mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1942 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1998
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
21.79"
(553.47mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
24.86"
(631.44mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-5.26"
(-133.61mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
28.27"
(718.06mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-6.18"
(-156.97mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
33.65"
(854.71mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-5.31"
(-134.87mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-5.70"
(-144.78mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
59.87"
(1,520.70mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
87.26"
(2,216.40mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
1.44"
(36.57mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
129.14"
(3,280.16mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2005
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
168.95"
(4,291.33mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
219.48"
(5,574.79mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
4.80"
(121.92mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
47th 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 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/