Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1977
1-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1971
Apr–May 1977
2-Month
5.94"
(150.88mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1976 1963
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2017
Mar–May 1977
3-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1986
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Ties: 1970
Feb–May 1977
4-Month
10.26"
(260.60mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Jan–May 1977
5-Month
12.22"
(310.39mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-5.13"
(-130.30mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Dec 1976–May 1977
6-Month
14.97"
(380.24mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1986
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Nov 1976–May 1977
7-Month
16.56"
(420.62mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-6.88"
(-174.76mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1998
Ties: 1981
Oct 1976–May 1977
8-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-1.33"
(-33.79mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Sep 1976–May 1977
9-Month
29.92"
(759.97mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1902
Aug 1976–May 1977
10-Month
32.21"
(818.13mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-2.24"
(-56.90mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1942
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jul 1976–May 1977
11-Month
35.30"
(896.62mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1976–May 1977
12-Month
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Dec 1975–May 1977
18-Month
56.57"
(1,436.88mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-6.94"
(-176.27mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1975–May 1977
24-Month
83.61"
(2,123.69mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Jun 1974–May 1977
36-Month
130.12"
(3,305.05mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2005
Jun 1973–May 1977
48-Month
173.93"
(4,417.82mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1972–May 1977
60-Month
230.04"
(5,843.02mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
15.36"
(390.15mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/