Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
4.33"
(109.98mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.50"
(12.70mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2010 1911
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1971
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
9.08"
(230.63mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2010 1963
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2017
Ties: 2014
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2010 1986
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
16.04"
(407.42mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
2.04"
(51.82mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
20.57"
(522.48mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2008 1986
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
26.36"
(669.54mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-0.23"
(-5.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2003
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
31.72"
(805.69mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
36.28"
(921.51mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2009 1942
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
39.10"
(993.14mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
41.63"
(1,057.40mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
66.51"
(1,689.35mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
93.49"
(2,374.65mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2010 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
134.05"
(3,404.87mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2005
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
171.93"
(4,367.02mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2009 1969
71st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
221.15"
(5,617.21mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2008 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/