Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1999
1-Month
2.31"
(58.67mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1971
Apr–May 1999
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1997 1963
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2017
Ties: 1997
Mar–May 1999
3-Month
8.67"
(220.22mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1986 1986
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2003
Feb–May 1999
4-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-3.13"
(-79.50mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2003
Jan–May 1999
5-Month
15.86"
(402.84mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 1998–May 1999
6-Month
19.63"
(498.60mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1995 1986
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 1998–May 1999
7-Month
20.78"
(527.81mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-2.66"
(-67.57mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 1998–May 1999
8-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-4.31"
(-109.48mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2003
Ties: 1988
Sep 1998–May 1999
9-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 1998–May 1999
10-Month
27.00"
(685.80mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1981 1942
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jul 1998–May 1999
11-Month
29.15"
(740.41mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-9.81"
(-249.17mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Ties: 1981
Jun 1998–May 1999
12-Month
33.45"
(849.63mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-9.48"
(-240.79mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Dec 1997–May 1999
18-Month
64.56"
(1,639.82mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1997–May 1999
24-Month
84.82"
(2,154.43mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Jun 1996–May 1999
36-Month
135.15"
(3,432.81mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2005
Jun 1995–May 1999
48-Month
183.70"
(4,665.98mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1994–May 1999
60-Month
223.20"
(5,669.28mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/