Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2009

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2009
1-Month
6.13"
(155.70mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2008 1911
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1971
Apr–May 2009
2-Month
9.25"
(234.95mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2007 1963
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2017
Mar–May 2009
3-Month
13.26"
(336.80mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1986
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–May 2009
4-Month
14.20"
(360.68mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2003
Jan–May 2009
5-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 1998
Ties: 1898
Dec 2008–May 2009
6-Month
21.12"
(536.45mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2008 1986
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2008–May 2009
7-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
0.57"
(14.47mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Oct 2008–May 2009
8-Month
25.50"
(647.70mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 2006 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2003
Sep 2008–May 2009
9-Month
29.84"
(757.94mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2008 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Aug 2008–May 2009
10-Month
33.50"
(850.90mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2008 1942
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jul 2008–May 2009
11-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2008–May 2009
12-Month
40.56"
(1,030.22mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Dec 2007–May 2009
18-Month
61.11"
(1,552.19mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2007–May 2009
24-Month
78.44"
(1,992.38mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
-7.38"
(-187.45mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jun 2006–May 2009
36-Month
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2005
Jun 2005–May 2009
48-Month
164.02"
(4,166.11mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
-7.79"
(-197.86mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1969
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019
Jun 2004–May 2009
60-Month
212.89"
(5,407.41mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2003 1969
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/