Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1963

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1963
1-Month
2.42"
(61.47mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1971
Ties: 1969, 1991
Apr–May 1963
2-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1963
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2017
Mar–May 1963
3-Month
9.19"
(233.43mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1986
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2003
Feb–May 1963
4-Month
11.46"
(291.08mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2003
Jan–May 1963
5-Month
13.33"
(338.58mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Dec 1962–May 1963
6-Month
16.64"
(422.66mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Nov 1962–May 1963
7-Month
22.17"
(563.12mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Oct 1962–May 1963
8-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-2.83"
(-71.89mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2003
Ties: 1968
Sep 1962–May 1963
9-Month
27.32"
(693.93mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1962–May 1963
10-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1959 1942
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1959
Jul 1962–May 1963
11-Month
34.43"
(874.52mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1962–May 1963
12-Month
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Dec 1961–May 1963
18-Month
63.20"
(1,605.28mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1961–May 1963
24-Month
86.49"
(2,196.85mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1960–May 1963
36-Month
128.72"
(3,269.49mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2005
Jun 1959–May 1963
48-Month
175.67"
(4,462.02mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1962 1969
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Jun 1958–May 1963
60-Month
214.46"
(5,447.28mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 1969
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 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/