Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
4.77"
(121.16mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1901
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
14.38"
(365.25mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1906
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
18.35"
(466.09mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1906
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2003
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
27.04"
(686.82mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
6.98"
(177.30mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
29.68"
(753.87mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
5.84"
(148.33mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 1901
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
32.39"
(822.71mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
5.53"
(140.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2003
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
34.95"
(887.73mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
36.88"
(936.75mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
39.01"
(990.85mm)
36.30"
(922.02mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1939 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2003
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
43.33"
(1,100.58mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1934 2002
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
68.24"
(1,733.30mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
88.52"
(2,248.41mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2004
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
133.86"
(3,400.04mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
5.00"
(127.00mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1936 1932
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
185.77"
(4,718.56mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
13.99"
(355.35mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1937 1966
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
232.19"
(5,897.63mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
17.52"
(445.01mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/