Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
3.18"
(80.77mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1937
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
6.69"
(169.93mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1937
Ties: 1922
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.12"
(3.04mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1897 2001
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
13.48"
(342.39mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
109th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
20.90"
(530.86mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
24.34"
(618.24mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-4.59"
(-116.58mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
29.07"
(738.38mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-4.57"
(-116.07mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
35.65"
(905.51mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
41.93"
(1,065.02mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
57.74"
(1,466.60mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
84.02"
(2,134.11mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1897 1932
79th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
119.36"
(3,031.74mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-9.53"
(-242.07mm)
21st Driest Driest to Date 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/