Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
2.46"
(62.48mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
6.71"
(170.43mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2009
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1939 2001
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
19.06"
(484.12mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
2.71"
(68.84mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
28.29"
(718.57mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
3.11"
(78.99mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Ties: 1949
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
36.98"
(939.29mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
39.62"
(1,006.35mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
42.33"
(1,075.18mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1922
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
44.89"
(1,140.21mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
65.20"
(1,656.08mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2003
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
86.64"
(2,200.66mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2004
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
129.62"
(3,292.35mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
0.79"
(20.07mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1933 1965
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
183.09"
(4,650.49mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
11.32"
(287.53mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
227.87"
(5,787.90mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/