Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1956
1-Month
3.47"
(88.14mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1955 1942
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1987
Mar–Apr 1956
2-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1954 1985
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1993
Feb–Apr 1956
3-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1954 1976
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Jan–Apr 1956
4-Month
12.96"
(329.18mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
-0.56"
(-14.23mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1986
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Dec 1955–Apr 1956
5-Month
13.95"
(354.33mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1986
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Nov 1955–Apr 1956
6-Month
15.80"
(401.32mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1950 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1998
Oct 1955–Apr 1956
7-Month
18.17"
(461.52mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
-4.59"
(-116.58mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1950 2001
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1984
Sep 1955–Apr 1956
8-Month
21.22"
(538.99mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-5.07"
(-128.78mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1950 1942
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–Apr 1956
9-Month
30.27"
(768.86mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1942
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1955–Apr 1956
10-Month
34.40"
(873.76mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1955–Apr 1956
11-Month
38.36"
(974.34mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
-0.74"
(-18.80mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1955–Apr 1956
12-Month
41.20"
(1,046.48mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Nov 1954–Apr 1956
18-Month
61.10"
(1,551.94mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1954–Apr 1956
24-Month
81.43"
(2,068.32mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
May 1953–Apr 1956
36-Month
116.83"
(2,967.48mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-12.06"
(-306.33mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1952–Apr 1956
48-Month
159.60"
(4,053.84mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
-12.25"
(-311.15mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1951–Apr 1956
60-Month
205.48"
(5,219.19mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
-9.23"
(-234.44mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/