Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
9.67"
(245.62mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2010
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
10.97"
(278.64mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1934 2001
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
24.94"
(633.48mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
36.08"
(916.43mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
38.59"
(980.19mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
2.48"
(63.00mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
41.76"
(1,060.70mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
43.46"
(1,103.88mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1900
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
67.82"
(1,722.63mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2004
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
91.35"
(2,320.29mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1935 1932
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
137.79"
(3,499.87mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
187.09"
(4,752.09mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
15.22"
(386.59mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
235.70"
(5,986.78mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/