Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1971
1-Month
2.34"
(59.44mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1987
Ties: 2016
Mar–Apr 1971
2-Month
5.03"
(127.76mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1966 1985
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1993
Ties: 1916
Feb–Apr 1971
3-Month
9.50"
(241.30mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1976
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Ties: 1959
Jan–Apr 1971
4-Month
12.31"
(312.67mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1998
Dec 1970–Apr 1971
5-Month
14.85"
(377.19mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Nov 1970–Apr 1971
6-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1998
Oct 1970–Apr 1971
7-Month
22.39"
(568.71mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1984
Sep 1970–Apr 1971
8-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1970 1942
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Aug 1970–Apr 1971
9-Month
27.87"
(707.90mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
-2.75"
(-69.85mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jul 1970–Apr 1971
10-Month
33.12"
(841.25mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1970–Apr 1971
11-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
-3.31"
(-84.07mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
May 1970–Apr 1971
12-Month
38.13"
(968.50mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-4.80"
(-121.92mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Nov 1969–Apr 1971
18-Month
56.83"
(1,443.48mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
-5.70"
(-144.78mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
May 1969–Apr 1971
24-Month
80.34"
(2,040.64mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
-5.49"
(-139.44mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
May 1968–Apr 1971
36-Month
116.75"
(2,965.45mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-12.14"
(-308.36mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
May 1967–Apr 1971
48-Month
156.08"
(3,964.43mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
-15.77"
(-400.56mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
May 1966–Apr 1971
60-Month
194.29"
(4,934.97mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
-20.42"
(-518.66mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
115th 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/