Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
0.97"
(24.64mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2019 1911
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1971
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
7.20"
(182.88mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1963
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2017
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
10.98"
(278.89mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
14.00"
(355.60mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
17.35"
(440.69mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
25.63"
(651.00mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1986
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 1998
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
28.11"
(713.99mm)
23.44"
(595.38mm)
4.67"
(118.61mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1998
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
33.74"
(857.00mm)
26.59"
(675.39mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2003
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
34.68"
(880.87mm)
30.12"
(765.05mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
38.11"
(967.99mm)
34.45"
(875.03mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2018 1942
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
38.96"
(989.58mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1929
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
48.43"
(1,230.12mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1935
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
73.61"
(1,869.69mm)
63.51"
(1,613.15mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
109.89"
(2,791.21mm)
85.82"
(2,179.83mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
152.98"
(3,885.69mm)
128.88"
(3,273.55mm)
24.10"
(612.14mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
199.80"
(5,074.92mm)
171.81"
(4,363.97mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1969
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
252.85"
(6,422.39mm)
214.68"
(5,452.87mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
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 July 2020, retrieved on August 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/