Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2004

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2004
1-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1911
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1971
Ties: 1938
Apr–May 2004
2-Month
8.53"
(216.66mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2002 1963
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2017
Mar–May 2004
3-Month
10.70"
(271.78mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1999 1986
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Ties: 1968
Feb–May 2004
4-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–May 2004
5-Month
15.03"
(381.76mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2003–May 2004
6-Month
19.20"
(487.68mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1986
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2003–May 2004
7-Month
23.55"
(598.17mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
0.11"
(2.79mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Oct 2003–May 2004
8-Month
26.21"
(665.73mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Sep 2003–May 2004
9-Month
34.36"
(872.74mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Aug 2003–May 2004
10-Month
39.65"
(1,007.11mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jul 2003–May 2004
11-Month
45.80"
(1,163.32mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
6.84"
(173.74mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Jun 2003–May 2004
12-Month
52.29"
(1,328.17mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
9.36"
(237.75mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Dec 2002–May 2004
18-Month
81.02"
(2,057.91mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
17.51"
(444.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2002–May 2004
24-Month
104.54"
(2,655.32mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
18.72"
(475.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2001–May 2004
36-Month
139.17"
(3,534.92mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
10.29"
(261.37mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2003 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2005
Jun 2000–May 2004
48-Month
178.49"
(4,533.65mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
6.68"
(169.68mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2003 1969
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 1999–May 2004
60-Month
221.61"
(5,628.89mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
6.93"
(176.02mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2003 1969
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 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/