Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
3.69"
(93.73mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1971
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
12.37"
(314.20mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2017
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2016 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
16.40"
(416.56mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
20.36"
(517.14mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
2.99"
(75.95mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1998
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
28.46"
(722.88mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2003
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
33.73"
(856.74mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
3.61"
(91.69mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2015 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
36.96"
(938.78mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2015 1942
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
41.78"
(1,061.21mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
46.82"
(1,189.23mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
70.99"
(1,803.15mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
7.48"
(190.00mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
99.87"
(2,536.70mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
14.05"
(356.87mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2020
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
140.86"
(3,577.84mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
11.98"
(304.29mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2005
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
190.80"
(4,846.32mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
18.99"
(482.35mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2016 1969
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
234.85"
(5,965.19mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
20.17"
(512.32mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2016 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/