Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
2.56"
(65.02mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Ties: 1912, 1942
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2010
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-2.73"
(-69.35mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1934 2001
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1978
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-5.18"
(-131.57mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
16.38"
(416.05mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-4.07"
(-103.38mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
27.52"
(699.01mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
29.27"
(743.46mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
32.45"
(824.23mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
35.85"
(910.59mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-1.83"
(-46.49mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
58.70"
(1,490.98mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2004
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
84.57"
(2,148.08mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1934 1932
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
132.46"
(3,364.48mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
178.90"
(4,544.06mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1935 1934
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
228.20"
(5,796.28mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1937 1969
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/