Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1911
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 1971
Ties: 1912
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1963
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2017
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2003
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2003
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
20.62"
(523.75mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
22.65"
(575.31mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1998
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
32.33"
(821.18mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2003
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
35.60"
(904.24mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
5.48"
(139.19mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
37.46"
(951.48mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
41.05"
(1,042.67mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Ties: 1902
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
66.49"
(1,688.85mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
2.98"
(75.70mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
88.05"
(2,236.47mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
133.49"
(3,390.65mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1993 1966
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2005
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
182.14"
(4,626.36mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
10.33"
(262.39mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2019
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
221.96"
(5,637.78mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1969
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/