Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
2.72"
(69.09mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.63"
(-16.00mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-2.56"
(-65.03mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1929 1981
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
6.56"
(166.62mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1935 2001
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1978
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Ties: 1935
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
34.35"
(872.49mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2019
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
4.47"
(113.54mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
43.16"
(1,096.26mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
44.79"
(1,137.67mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
4.90"
(124.46mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
47.89"
(1,216.41mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
72.44"
(1,839.98mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2004
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
94.33"
(2,395.98mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
8.42"
(213.87mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1935 1932
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
143.63"
(3,648.20mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
14.74"
(374.39mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
192.24"
(4,882.90mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
20.37"
(517.40mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
230.13"
(5,845.30mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
15.39"
(390.90mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1937 1969
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1976
Ties: 1974

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/