Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1978
1-Month
4.07"
(103.38mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1987
Mar–Apr 1978
2-Month
8.97"
(227.84mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1993
Feb–Apr 1978
3-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Jan–Apr 1978
4-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Dec 1977–Apr 1978
5-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1998
Nov 1977–Apr 1978
6-Month
25.77"
(654.56mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Oct 1977–Apr 1978
7-Month
31.55"
(801.37mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
8.79"
(223.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1977 2001
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1984
Sep 1977–Apr 1978
8-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
8.29"
(210.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1977–Apr 1978
9-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
7.94"
(201.67mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1942
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1977–Apr 1978
10-Month
41.17"
(1,045.72mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1977–Apr 1978
11-Month
44.10"
(1,120.14mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Apr 1978
12-Month
46.68"
(1,185.67mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1976–Apr 1978
18-Month
60.66"
(1,540.76mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1976–Apr 1978
24-Month
88.03"
(2,235.96mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1975–Apr 1978
36-Month
132.08"
(3,354.83mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
May 1974–Apr 1978
48-Month
178.88"
(4,543.55mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1973–Apr 1978
60-Month
222.34"
(5,647.44mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
7.63"
(193.81mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/