Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
4.14"
(105.16mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2007 1911
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1971
Ties: 1968
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1963
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2017
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
11.05"
(280.67mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1986
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2003
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
13.59"
(345.19mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2003
Ties: 1939
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1998
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2011 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2011 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2003
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
33.95"
(862.33mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2011 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
39.09"
(992.89mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2011 1942
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
46.53"
(1,181.86mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
67.10"
(1,704.34mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
88.16"
(2,239.26mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
140.02"
(3,556.51mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
11.14"
(282.96mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2011 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
180.58"
(4,586.73mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
8.77"
(222.76mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2011 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
218.46"
(5,548.88mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2010 1969
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/