Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1949 1911
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1971
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
7.36"
(186.94mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2017
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
10.67"
(271.02mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1949 1986
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2003
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
13.09"
(332.49mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
18.29"
(464.57mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Ties: 1945
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1998
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
23.84"
(605.54mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
33.76"
(857.50mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1942
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
39.24"
(996.70mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
0.28"
(7.12mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
44.03"
(1,118.36mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
66.12"
(1,679.45mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
2.61"
(66.30mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
92.62"
(2,352.55mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
139.48"
(3,542.79mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
176.71"
(4,488.43mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
226.74"
(5,759.20mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
12.06"
(306.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1949 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/