Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, October 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1917
1-Month
4.08"
(103.63mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1916 2000
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 1976
Sep–Oct 1917
2-Month
7.43"
(188.72mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1979
Aug–Oct 1917
3-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
11.02"
(279.91mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jul–Oct 1917
4-Month
16.97"
(431.04mm)
15.54"
(394.72mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Jun–Oct 1917
5-Month
21.25"
(539.75mm)
19.52"
(495.81mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
May–Oct 1917
6-Month
24.49"
(622.05mm)
23.36"
(593.34mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1914 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2018
Apr–Oct 1917
7-Month
27.64"
(702.06mm)
26.72"
(678.69mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2018
Mar–Oct 1917
8-Month
34.43"
(874.52mm)
30.51"
(774.95mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2003
Feb–Oct 1917
9-Month
36.97"
(939.04mm)
33.53"
(851.66mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2003
Jan–Oct 1917
10-Month
40.30"
(1,023.62mm)
36.88"
(936.75mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2003
Dec 1916–Oct 1917
11-Month
43.22"
(1,097.79mm)
40.10"
(1,018.54mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2003
Ties: 2014
Nov 1916–Oct 1917
12-Month
44.78"
(1,137.41mm)
42.96"
(1,091.18mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2003
May 1916–Oct 1917
18-Month
69.39"
(1,762.51mm)
66.28"
(1,683.51mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Nov 1915–Oct 1917
24-Month
85.31"
(2,166.87mm)
85.89"
(2,181.61mm)
-0.58"
(-14.74mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2004
Nov 1914–Oct 1917
36-Month
130.47"
(3,313.94mm)
128.85"
(3,272.79mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1916 1932
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2005
Nov 1913–Oct 1917
48-Month
164.33"
(4,173.98mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1916 1968
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2019
Nov 1912–Oct 1917
60-Month
208.63"
(5,299.20mm)
214.72"
(5,453.89mm)
-6.09"
(-154.69mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1967
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/