Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
5.30"
(134.62mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1971
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
10.25"
(260.35mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1963
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2017
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
15.47"
(392.94mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
21.46"
(545.08mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
7.46"
(189.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
28.35"
(720.09mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
31.11"
(790.19mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
10.53"
(267.46mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
12.14"
(308.35mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
38.13"
(968.50mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
11.54"
(293.11mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
41.23"
(1,047.24mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
11.11"
(282.19mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1942
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
47.91"
(1,216.91mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
51.37"
(1,304.80mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
71.17"
(1,807.72mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
7.66"
(194.57mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
101.70"
(2,583.18mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
15.88"
(403.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
150.25"
(3,816.35mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
21.37"
(542.80mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
189.75"
(4,819.65mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
17.94"
(455.68mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
235.19"
(5,973.83mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
20.51"
(520.96mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 10, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/