Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1971
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2017
Ties: 1982
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
11.45"
(290.83mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2003
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
1.23"
(31.24mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
19.89"
(505.21mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1951 1986
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1998
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
22.74"
(577.60mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1998
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
27.62"
(701.55mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2003
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
29.10"
(739.14mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-1.02"
(-25.91mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
32.75"
(831.85mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1954 1942
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1967
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
38.72"
(983.49mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-4.21"
(-106.93mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
59.52"
(1,511.81mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-3.99"
(-101.34mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
74.49"
(1,892.05mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-11.33"
(-287.78mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
117.48"
(2,983.99mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-11.40"
(-289.56mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
164.51"
(4,178.55mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1944 1969
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
205.24"
(5,213.10mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-9.44"
(-239.77mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/