Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1901
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
9.92"
(251.97mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1906
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
16.66"
(423.16mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1906
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
21.06"
(534.92mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
4.37"
(110.99mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2003
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
3.51"
(89.16mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1901
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
26.74"
(679.20mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1901
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
28.44"
(722.38mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
31.16"
(791.46mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1934 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
32.45"
(824.23mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
35.00"
(889.00mm)
36.30"
(922.02mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1934 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
42.43"
(1,077.72mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
45.34"
(1,151.64mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
2.36"
(59.95mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
73.23"
(1,860.04mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
97.25"
(2,470.15mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
11.40"
(289.56mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1936 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2004
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
143.67"
(3,649.22mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
14.81"
(376.18mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1936 1932
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
192.14"
(4,880.36mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
20.36"
(517.15mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
229.11"
(5,819.39mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
14.44"
(366.77mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/