Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.39"
(86.11mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1971
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
12.01"
(305.05mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1963
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2017
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
28.73"
(729.74mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
33.53"
(851.66mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
10.09"
(256.28mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
39.27"
(997.46mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
42.76"
(1,086.10mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
12.64"
(321.05mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
45.74"
(1,161.80mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
11.29"
(286.77mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
49.71"
(1,262.63mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
10.75"
(273.05mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
52.25"
(1,327.15mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
86.88"
(2,206.75mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
126.20"
(3,205.48mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2005
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
169.32"
(4,300.73mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
202.77"
(5,150.36mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-11.91"
(-302.51mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
107th 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 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/