Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1998
1-Month
4.95"
(125.73mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1942
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987
Mar–Apr 1998
2-Month
10.17"
(258.32mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1985
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1993
Feb–Apr 1998
3-Month
16.16"
(410.46mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
5.99"
(152.14mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Jan–Apr 1998
4-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Apr 1998
5-Month
25.81"
(655.57mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
9.07"
(230.37mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–Apr 1998
6-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
10.67"
(271.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–Apr 1998
7-Month
32.83"
(833.88mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1997–Apr 1998
8-Month
35.93"
(912.62mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
9.64"
(244.85mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1942
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1997–Apr 1998
9-Month
38.10"
(967.74mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1942
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Apr 1998
10-Month
42.61"
(1,082.29mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
7.48"
(189.99mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Apr 1998
11-Month
46.07"
(1,170.18mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Apr 1998
12-Month
47.98"
(1,218.69mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 1996–Apr 1998
18-Month
69.59"
(1,767.59mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
7.06"
(179.33mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1996–Apr 1998
24-Month
101.74"
(2,584.20mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
15.91"
(404.12mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1995–Apr 1998
36-Month
149.93"
(3,808.22mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
21.04"
(534.41mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
May 1994–Apr 1998
48-Month
187.14"
(4,753.36mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
15.29"
(388.37mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
May 1993–Apr 1998
60-Month
233.43"
(5,929.12mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
18.72"
(475.49mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/