Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
0.29"
(7.36mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
6.38"
(162.05mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
48th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Ties: 1964
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1895 2001
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
13.05"
(331.47mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-4.03"
(-102.36mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
21.16"
(537.46mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-4.43"
(-112.53mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
25.89"
(657.61mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-3.53"
(-89.66mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Ties: 1899
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-4.43"
(-112.53mm)
18th Driest Driest to Date 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
32.47"
(824.74mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
38.75"
(984.25mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
40.71"
(1,034.03mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-2.23"
(-56.65mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
61.11"
(1,552.19mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-3.44"
(-87.38mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
82.80"
(2,103.12mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
84th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Ties: 1951
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
121.56"
(3,087.62mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-7.27"
(-184.66mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/