Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
3.76"
(95.50mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1971
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
8.29"
(210.57mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 1963
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2017
Ties: 1960
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
13.38"
(339.85mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2003
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2003
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
20.99"
(533.15mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1998
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
4.84"
(122.94mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
29.97"
(761.24mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
31.60"
(802.64mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2003
Ties: 1979
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
3.54"
(89.91mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1942
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
40.93"
(1,039.62mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
47.03"
(1,194.56mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
65.08"
(1,653.03mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
87.76"
(2,229.10mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
131.79"
(3,347.47mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
2.91"
(73.92mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
180.38"
(4,581.65mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
8.57"
(217.68mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
227.24"
(5,771.90mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
12.56"
(319.03mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
18th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/