Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2018
1-Month
4.43"
(112.52mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2016 1942
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1987
Mar–Apr 2018
2-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2016 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1993
Feb–Apr 2018
3-Month
11.95"
(303.53mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
1.78"
(45.21mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Jan–Apr 2018
4-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2017 1986
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1998
Dec 2017–Apr 2018
5-Month
15.73"
(399.54mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 2012 1986
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Nov 2017–Apr 2018
6-Month
17.09"
(434.09mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-2.52"
(-64.00mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2006 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1998
Oct 2017–Apr 2018
7-Month
21.59"
(548.39mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2017 2001
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1984
Sep 2017–Apr 2018
8-Month
23.62"
(599.95mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-2.67"
(-67.82mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2008 1942
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Ties: 2008
Aug 2017–Apr 2018
9-Month
28.28"
(718.31mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 2009 1942
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jul 2017–Apr 2018
10-Month
32.41"
(823.21mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Jun 2017–Apr 2018
11-Month
35.82"
(909.83mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2017–Apr 2018
12-Month
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
Nov 2016–Apr 2018
18-Month
60.76"
(1,543.30mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2016–Apr 2018
24-Month
89.56"
(2,274.82mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2012 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2015–Apr 2018
36-Month
137.84"
(3,501.14mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
May 2014–Apr 2018
48-Month
181.03"
(4,598.16mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2012 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019
May 2013–Apr 2018
60-Month
230.99"
(5,867.15mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
16.28"
(413.52mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/