Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
3.31"
(84.07mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1937
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1937
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
9.03"
(229.36mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-0.41"
(-10.42mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2010
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1898 2001
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
28.76"
(730.50mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
31.78"
(807.21mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
37.38"
(949.45mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
40.79"
(1,036.07mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
4.68"
(118.88mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
4.93"
(125.22mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
45.72"
(1,161.29mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
61.95"
(1,573.53mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
87.65"
(2,226.31mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1898 1932
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
129.74"
(3,295.40mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
165.08"
(4,193.03mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
-6.79"
(-172.47mm)
28th Driest Driest to Date 1934
94th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/