Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
4.31"
(109.47mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1971
Ties: 1967
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1963
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2017
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
13.96"
(354.58mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2003
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
19.81"
(503.17mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1998
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1986
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1998
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
30.02"
(762.51mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
36.04"
(915.42mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
10.04"
(255.01mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
42.65"
(1,083.31mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
8.20"
(208.28mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
47.82"
(1,214.63mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
8.86"
(225.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
56.11"
(1,425.19mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
77.18"
(1,960.37mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
103.17"
(2,620.52mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
146.80"
(3,728.72mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
17.92"
(455.17mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
188.93"
(4,798.82mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
17.12"
(434.85mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
223.62"
(5,679.95mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
8.94"
(227.08mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/