Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1962
1-Month
3.29"
(83.57mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.54"
(-13.71mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1971
Ties: 2000
Apr–May 1962
2-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1957 1963
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2017
Mar–May 1962
3-Month
10.99"
(279.15mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1959 1986
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Feb–May 1962
4-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2003
Jan–May 1962
5-Month
18.57"
(471.68mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1998
Dec 1961–May 1962
6-Month
23.51"
(597.15mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1961 1986
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1961–May 1962
7-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1961 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1961–May 1962
8-Month
30.57"
(776.48mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1961 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2003
Sep 1961–May 1962
9-Month
32.89"
(835.41mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1961 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Aug 1961–May 1962
10-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1961 1942
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jul 1961–May 1962
11-Month
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1961–May 1962
12-Month
46.80"
(1,188.72mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Dec 1960–May 1962
18-Month
68.41"
(1,737.61mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1953
Jun 1960–May 1962
24-Month
89.03"
(2,261.36mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1959–May 1962
36-Month
135.98"
(3,453.89mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2005
Jun 1958–May 1962
48-Month
174.77"
(4,439.16mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1957–May 1962
60-Month
223.80"
(5,684.52mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1961 1969
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/