Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2019

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2019
1-Month
3.60"
(91.44mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
74th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1971
Apr–May 2019
2-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2015 1963
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2017
Mar–May 2019
3-Month
11.07"
(281.18mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2015 1986
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Ties: 1923
Feb–May 2019
4-Month
16.30"
(414.02mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Jan–May 2019
5-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1998
Dec 2018–May 2019
6-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2018–May 2019
7-Month
31.26"
(794.00mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
7.82"
(198.62mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1998
Oct 2018–May 2019
8-Month
36.34"
(923.04mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
9.75"
(247.65mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Sep 2018–May 2019
9-Month
44.30"
(1,125.22mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 2018–May 2019
10-Month
50.11"
(1,272.79mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
15.66"
(397.76mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 2018–May 2019
11-Month
55.50"
(1,409.70mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2018–May 2019
12-Month
61.46"
(1,561.08mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 2017–May 2019
18-Month
84.46"
(2,145.28mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
20.95"
(532.13mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2017–May 2019
24-Month
104.55"
(2,655.57mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
18.73"
(475.74mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2016–May 2019
36-Month
151.37"
(3,844.80mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
22.49"
(571.25mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Jun 2015–May 2019
48-Month
204.42"
(5,192.27mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
32.61"
(828.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 2014–May 2019
60-Month
245.41"
(6,233.41mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
30.73"
(780.54mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1969
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/