Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1970
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1987
Ties: 1923
Mar–Apr 1970
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1985
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1993
Ties: 1963
Feb–Apr 1970
3-Month
9.59"
(243.59mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Jan–Apr 1970
4-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Dec 1969–Apr 1970
5-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Nov 1969–Apr 1970
6-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Oct 1969–Apr 1970
7-Month
20.28"
(515.11mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 2001
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Ties: 1916
Sep 1969–Apr 1970
8-Month
23.50"
(596.90mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 1992
Aug 1969–Apr 1970
9-Month
29.19"
(741.43mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
-1.43"
(-36.32mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1969–Apr 1970
10-Month
35.41"
(899.41mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1969–Apr 1970
11-Month
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1969–Apr 1970
12-Month
42.21"
(1,072.13mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Nov 1968–Apr 1970
18-Month
58.52"
(1,486.41mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
-4.01"
(-101.85mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1968–Apr 1970
24-Month
78.62"
(1,996.95mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
-7.21"
(-183.13mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
May 1967–Apr 1970
36-Month
117.95"
(2,995.93mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-10.94"
(-277.88mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
May 1966–Apr 1970
48-Month
156.16"
(3,966.46mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
-15.69"
(-398.53mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
May 1965–Apr 1970
60-Month
188.04"
(4,776.22mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
-26.67"
(-677.41mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/