Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
4.30"
(109.22mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1971
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Ties: 1900
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Ties: 1985
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
16.94"
(430.28mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1986
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
19.08"
(484.63mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-4.36"
(-110.75mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Ties: 1985
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1966 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
33.62"
(853.95mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1942
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
40.11"
(1,018.79mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
43.98"
(1,117.09mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1974 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
70.03"
(1,778.76mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1974 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
90.49"
(2,298.45mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1975 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
134.30"
(3,411.22mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2005
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
190.41"
(4,836.41mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
18.60"
(472.44mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
237.47"
(6,031.74mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
22.79"
(578.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1975 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 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/