Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
4.55"
(115.57mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1987 1911
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1971
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
7.38"
(187.45mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1986 1963
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2017
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
11.34"
(288.04mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Ties: 1904
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
16.95"
(430.53mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Ties: 1999
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
29.53"
(750.06mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
31.69"
(804.93mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1985 1942
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
34.57"
(878.08mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
38.19"
(970.03mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-4.74"
(-120.39mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
63.99"
(1,625.35mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
83.25"
(2,114.55mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
124.65"
(3,166.11mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1987 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
160.65"
(4,080.51mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-11.16"
(-283.46mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
209.16"
(5,312.66mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/