Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1966

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1966
1-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1965 1911
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1971
Apr–May 1966
2-Month
6.70"
(170.18mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1963
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2017
Mar–May 1966
3-Month
8.48"
(215.39mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1964 1986
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Feb–May 1966
4-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1964 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Jan–May 1966
5-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Dec 1965–May 1966
6-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1956 1986
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Nov 1965–May 1966
7-Month
17.42"
(442.47mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-6.02"
(-152.91mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Oct 1965–May 1966
8-Month
19.94"
(506.48mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-6.65"
(-168.91mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2003
Sep 1965–May 1966
9-Month
22.55"
(572.77mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-7.57"
(-192.28mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Aug 1965–May 1966
10-Month
25.79"
(655.07mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-8.66"
(-219.96mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1965–May 1966
11-Month
30.07"
(763.78mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-8.89"
(-225.80mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1965–May 1966
12-Month
33.33"
(846.58mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-9.60"
(-243.84mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Dec 1964–May 1966
18-Month
52.17"
(1,325.12mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-11.34"
(-288.03mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1964–May 1966
24-Month
73.03"
(1,854.96mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-12.79"
(-324.87mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020
Jun 1963–May 1966
36-Month
108.89"
(2,765.81mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-19.99"
(-507.74mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1966
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2005
Jun 1962–May 1966
48-Month
148.58"
(3,773.93mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-23.23"
(-590.04mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1969
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1961–May 1966
60-Month
195.38"
(4,962.65mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-19.30"
(-490.22mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/