Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 2020
1-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1942
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1987
Mar–Apr 2020
2-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
1.76"
(44.70mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1985
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1993
Feb–Apr 2020
3-Month
13.92"
(353.57mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1976
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Jan–Apr 2020
4-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1998
Dec 2019–Apr 2020
5-Month
20.83"
(529.08mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2018 1986
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Nov 2019–Apr 2020
6-Month
23.31"
(592.07mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Oct 2019–Apr 2020
7-Month
28.94"
(735.08mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
6.18"
(156.98mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2018 2001
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1984
Sep 2019–Apr 2020
8-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1942
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1949
Aug 2019–Apr 2020
9-Month
33.31"
(846.07mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
2.69"
(68.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1942
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1952
Jul 2019–Apr 2020
10-Month
37.82"
(960.63mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1927
Jun 2019–Apr 2020
11-Month
43.63"
(1,108.20mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
4.53"
(115.06mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Apr 2020
12-Month
47.23"
(1,199.64mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2018–Apr 2020
18-Month
74.89"
(1,902.21mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
12.36"
(313.95mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2018–Apr 2020
24-Month
112.36"
(2,853.94mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
26.53"
(673.86mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 2017–Apr 2020
36-Month
155.70"
(3,954.78mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
26.81"
(680.97mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
May 2016–Apr 2020
48-Month
201.92"
(5,128.77mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
30.07"
(763.78mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1967
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2015–Apr 2020
60-Month
250.20"
(6,355.08mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
35.49"
(901.45mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/