Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1971
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
7.83"
(198.88mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2017
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1979 1986
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2003
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
14.04"
(356.62mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Ties: 1940
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
19.57"
(497.08mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-1.01"
(-25.65mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1986
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Ties: 1944
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
28.45"
(722.63mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
37.53"
(953.26mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
41.93"
(1,065.02mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1979 1942
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
45.99"
(1,168.15mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
7.03"
(178.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
50.93"
(1,293.62mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
78.03"
(1,981.96mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
14.52"
(368.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
97.22"
(2,469.39mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
146.57"
(3,722.88mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
17.69"
(449.33mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2005
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
186.20"
(4,729.48mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
14.39"
(365.51mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
230.18"
(5,846.57mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
15.50"
(393.70mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/