Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1960
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-0.44"
(-11.18mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1942
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1987
Mar–Apr 1960
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1950 1985
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1993
Feb–Apr 1960
3-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1959 1976
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Jan–Apr 1960
4-Month
13.58"
(344.93mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1959–Apr 1960
5-Month
16.46"
(418.08mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
-0.28"
(-7.12mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1959–Apr 1960
6-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Ties: 1946
Oct 1959–Apr 1960
7-Month
25.60"
(650.24mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1959 2001
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1984
Sep 1959–Apr 1960
8-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1959 1942
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–Apr 1960
9-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1942
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1959–Apr 1960
10-Month
38.95"
(989.33mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1959–Apr 1960
11-Month
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1959–Apr 1960
12-Month
44.26"
(1,124.20mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1958–Apr 1960
18-Month
61.30"
(1,557.02mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
May 1958–Apr 1960
24-Month
85.30"
(2,166.62mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
May 1957–Apr 1960
36-Month
131.97"
(3,352.04mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
May 1956–Apr 1960
48-Month
176.70"
(4,488.18mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1955–Apr 1960
60-Month
217.90"
(5,534.66mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/