Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1982

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1982
1-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 1971
Apr–May 1982
2-Month
6.24"
(158.50mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-0.96"
(-24.38mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2017
Ties: 1955
Mar–May 1982
3-Month
9.51"
(241.55mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Feb–May 1982
4-Month
14.25"
(361.95mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Jan–May 1982
5-Month
18.18"
(461.77mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1981–May 1982
6-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1998
Nov 1981–May 1982
7-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Oct 1981–May 1982
8-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Sep 1981–May 1982
9-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1981–May 1982
10-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1981 1942
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1981–May 1982
11-Month
38.03"
(965.96mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1981–May 1982
12-Month
41.40"
(1,051.56mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1916, 1986
Dec 1980–May 1982
18-Month
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-8.29"
(-210.56mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–May 1982
24-Month
72.12"
(1,831.85mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-13.70"
(-347.98mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jun 1979–May 1982
36-Month
123.05"
(3,125.47mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2005
Jun 1978–May 1982
48-Month
169.34"
(4,301.24mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jun 1977–May 1982
60-Month
218.69"
(5,554.73mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
4.01"
(101.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1981 1969
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/