Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1948
1-Month
4.54"
(115.32mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1947 1942
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1987
Mar–Apr 1948
2-Month
8.99"
(228.35mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1985
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1993
Feb–Apr 1948
3-Month
11.80"
(299.72mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Jan–Apr 1948
4-Month
15.24"
(387.10mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Dec 1947–Apr 1948
5-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Nov 1947–Apr 1948
6-Month
21.40"
(543.56mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Oct 1947–Apr 1948
7-Month
24.31"
(617.47mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1947–Apr 1948
8-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1947 1942
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1947–Apr 1948
9-Month
32.87"
(834.90mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1942
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1947–Apr 1948
10-Month
36.86"
(936.24mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1947–Apr 1948
11-Month
41.09"
(1,043.69mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
1.99"
(50.55mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1947–Apr 1948
12-Month
44.37"
(1,127.00mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Nov 1946–Apr 1948
18-Month
60.32"
(1,532.13mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1946–Apr 1948
24-Month
84.64"
(2,149.86mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
-1.19"
(-30.22mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
May 1945–Apr 1948
36-Month
132.89"
(3,375.41mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1944–Apr 1948
48-Month
173.37"
(4,403.60mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Ties: 1905
May 1943–Apr 1948
60-Month
214.41"
(5,446.01mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/