Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2002
1-Month
3.52"
(89.41mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2000 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1971
Apr–May 2002
2-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2017
Mar–May 2002
3-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2001 1986
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2003
Feb–May 2002
4-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1999 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Jan–May 2002
5-Month
15.00"
(381.00mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Ties: 1927
Dec 2001–May 2002
6-Month
17.28"
(438.91mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1988 1986
105th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Ties: 1967
Nov 2001–May 2002
7-Month
17.87"
(453.90mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 1998
Oct 2001–May 2002
8-Month
18.76"
(476.50mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-7.83"
(-198.89mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2003
Sep 2001–May 2002
9-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-9.16"
(-232.67mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Aug 2001–May 2002
10-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-9.65"
(-245.11mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1942
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jul 2001–May 2002
11-Month
30.01"
(762.25mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-8.95"
(-227.33mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1999 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2001–May 2002
12-Month
34.63"
(879.60mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-8.30"
(-210.82mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1999 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Dec 2000–May 2002
18-Month
51.92"
(1,318.77mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-11.59"
(-294.38mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 2000–May 2002
24-Month
73.95"
(1,878.33mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-11.87"
(-301.50mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 1999–May 2002
36-Month
117.07"
(2,973.58mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-11.81"
(-299.97mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2005
Jun 1998–May 2002
48-Month
150.52"
(3,823.21mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-21.29"
(-540.76mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Jun 1997–May 2002
60-Month
201.89"
(5,128.01mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-12.79"
(-324.86mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1989 1969
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/