Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2015

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2015
1-Month
2.15"
(54.61mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1971
Apr–May 2015
2-Month
6.66"
(169.16mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2010 1963
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2017
Mar–May 2015
3-Month
10.41"
(264.41mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2003
Feb–May 2015
4-Month
13.07"
(331.98mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2003
Jan–May 2015
5-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
-1.69"
(-42.93mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Dec 2014–May 2015
6-Month
18.87"
(479.30mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2007 1986
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Nov 2014–May 2015
7-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 1998
Ties: 1943
Oct 2014–May 2015
8-Month
26.02"
(660.91mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2003
Sep 2014–May 2015
9-Month
28.99"
(736.35mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2008 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Aug 2014–May 2015
10-Month
33.68"
(855.47mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 2009 1942
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jul 2014–May 2015
11-Month
37.50"
(952.50mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2014–May 2015
12-Month
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Dec 2013–May 2015
18-Month
65.22"
(1,656.59mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2013–May 2015
24-Month
90.93"
(2,309.62mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2012–May 2015
36-Month
134.98"
(3,428.49mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
6.10"
(154.94mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2013 1966
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2005
Jun 2011–May 2015
48-Month
181.51"
(4,610.35mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2012 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019
Jun 2010–May 2015
60-Month
223.14"
(5,667.76mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
8.46"
(214.89mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2012 1969
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2014 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/