Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
2.67"
(67.82mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1957 1911
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1971
Ties: 1927
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2017
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1957 1986
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
17.80"
(452.12mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
19.71"
(500.63mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-3.73"
(-94.75mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
22.27"
(565.66mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1956
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1942
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1963
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
34.52"
(876.81mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-4.44"
(-112.77mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
38.79"
(985.27mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-4.14"
(-105.15mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
64.28"
(1,632.71mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
87.82"
(2,230.63mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
132.56"
(3,367.02mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
3.68"
(93.47mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2005
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
173.47"
(4,406.14mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1969
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
212.19"
(5,389.63mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1958 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 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/