Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1961
1-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1971
Apr–May 1961
2-Month
8.07"
(204.98mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1959 1963
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2017
Ties: 1910
Mar–May 1961
3-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1960 1986
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Feb–May 1961
4-Month
17.07"
(433.58mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Jan–May 1961
5-Month
19.59"
(497.59mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1960–May 1961
6-Month
21.61"
(548.89mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Nov 1960–May 1961
7-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1959 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1998
Oct 1960–May 1961
8-Month
25.23"
(640.84mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Sep 1960–May 1961
9-Month
30.29"
(769.37mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1960–May 1961
10-Month
35.20"
(894.08mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1959 1942
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Ties: 1957
Jul 1960–May 1961
11-Month
39.53"
(1,004.06mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1960–May 1961
12-Month
42.23"
(1,072.64mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1959–May 1961
18-Month
64.05"
(1,626.87mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1959–May 1961
24-Month
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–May 1961
36-Month
127.97"
(3,250.44mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1957 1966
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2005
Jun 1957–May 1961
48-Month
177.00"
(4,495.80mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
5.19"
(131.83mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1956–May 1961
60-Month
221.74"
(5,632.20mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
7.06"
(179.33mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1969
39th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/