Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1971
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1970 1963
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2017
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
12.87"
(326.90mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
1.89"
(48.01mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
17.34"
(440.44mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
20.15"
(511.81mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1986
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
26.42"
(671.07mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
30.23"
(767.84mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2003
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
32.04"
(813.82mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
35.71"
(907.03mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1970 1942
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
40.96"
(1,040.38mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
43.63"
(1,108.20mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
62.65"
(1,591.31mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
85.76"
(2,178.30mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
120.45"
(3,059.43mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-8.43"
(-214.12mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2005
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
159.61"
(4,054.09mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-12.20"
(-309.88mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
198.34"
(5,037.84mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-16.34"
(-415.03mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/