Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
3.12"
(79.25mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2009
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2009
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
11.58"
(294.13mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1897 2001
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
20.49"
(520.45mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
3.41"
(86.62mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
25.45"
(646.43mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
3.84"
(97.54mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
21st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
37.48"
(951.99mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
4.69"
(119.12mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Ties: 1924
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
4.94"
(125.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
19th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
42.41"
(1,077.21mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
2.82"
(71.62mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
34th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
45.59"
(1,157.99mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Ties: 1982
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
63.31"
(1,608.07mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
86.30"
(2,192.02mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Ties: 1952
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
128.39"
(3,261.11mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-0.44"
(-11.17mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1897 1965
69th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
167.15"
(4,245.61mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1966
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/