Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1973
1-Month
4.99"
(126.75mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1987
Mar–Apr 1973
2-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1985
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1918 1993
Feb–Apr 1973
3-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1998
Jan–Apr 1973
4-Month
15.50"
(393.70mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Dec 1972–Apr 1973
5-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1998
Nov 1972–Apr 1973
6-Month
25.71"
(653.03mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1972–Apr 1973
7-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
8.97"
(227.84mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1984
Sep 1972–Apr 1973
8-Month
35.85"
(910.59mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–Apr 1973
9-Month
38.34"
(973.84mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
7.72"
(196.09mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 2010
Jul 1972–Apr 1973
10-Month
43.51"
(1,105.15mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1972–Apr 1973
11-Month
51.80"
(1,315.72mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
12.70"
(322.58mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1972–Apr 1973
12-Month
57.53"
(1,461.26mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
14.60"
(370.84mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1971–Apr 1973
18-Month
75.62"
(1,920.75mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
13.09"
(332.49mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1971–Apr 1973
24-Month
106.70"
(2,710.18mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
20.87"
(530.10mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1970–Apr 1973
36-Month
144.83"
(3,678.68mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
15.94"
(404.87mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1969–Apr 1973
48-Month
187.04"
(4,750.82mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
15.19"
(385.83mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1968–Apr 1973
60-Month
223.45"
(5,675.63mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/