Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1971
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
8.03"
(203.96mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2017
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2003
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
13.23"
(336.04mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2003
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
22.09"
(561.09mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
28.09"
(713.49mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1998
Ties: 2016
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
31.21"
(792.73mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
4.62"
(117.34mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2003
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
34.41"
(874.01mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
4.29"
(108.96mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2019
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 1942
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
44.64"
(1,133.86mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
5.68"
(144.28mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
48.59"
(1,234.19mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
5.66"
(143.77mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
70.90"
(1,800.86mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
7.39"
(187.71mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
95.45"
(2,424.43mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
9.63"
(244.60mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
132.68"
(3,370.07mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2005
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
182.71"
(4,640.83mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
10.90"
(276.86mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
224.59"
(5,704.59mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
9.91"
(251.72mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
28th 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/