Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.49"
(-37.84mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1965 1911
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1971
Ties: 1965
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
6.11"
(155.19mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2017
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2003
Ties: 1977
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
11.93"
(303.02mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2003
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1998
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
19.02"
(483.11mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1998
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
21.04"
(534.42mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1998
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
22.62"
(574.55mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2003
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
25.84"
(656.34mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-4.28"
(-108.71mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
37.75"
(958.85mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
57.52"
(1,461.01mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-5.99"
(-152.14mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
76.82"
(1,951.23mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-9.00"
(-228.60mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
115.98"
(2,945.89mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-12.90"
(-327.66mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2005
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
154.71"
(3,929.63mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-17.10"
(-434.34mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
188.04"
(4,776.22mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-26.64"
(-676.65mm)
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 November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/