Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1900
1-Month
2.94"
(74.68mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1937
Ties: 1950
Dec 1899–Jan 1900
2-Month
4.85"
(123.19mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1937
Ties: 1930
Nov 1899–Jan 1900
3-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1981
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2010
Oct 1899–Jan 1900
4-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1897 2001
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1978
Sep 1899–Jan 1900
5-Month
13.71"
(348.23mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-2.41"
(-61.22mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1934
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1899–Jan 1900
6-Month
17.21"
(437.13mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1899–Jan 1900
7-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–Jan 1900
8-Month
24.84"
(630.94mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
May 1899–Jan 1900
9-Month
28.83"
(732.28mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Apr 1899–Jan 1900
10-Month
30.96"
(786.38mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Mar 1899–Jan 1900
11-Month
37.32"
(947.93mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Feb 1899–Jan 1900
12-Month
43.46"
(1,103.88mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Ties: 1939
Aug 1898–Jan 1900
18-Month
67.26"
(1,708.40mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1899 1931
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Feb 1898–Jan 1900
24-Month
89.18"
(2,265.17mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1899 1932
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1897–Jan 1900
36-Month
131.11"
(3,330.19mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1899 1966
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1896–Jan 1900
48-Month
173.20"
(4,399.28mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1899 1934
62nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1895–Jan 1900
60-Month
208.54"
(5,296.92mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-6.20"
(-157.48mm)
34th Driest Driest to Date 1969
87th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/