Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1947
1-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1901
Jul–Aug 1947
2-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1906
Jun–Aug 1947
3-Month
12.17"
(309.12mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
-0.69"
(-17.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1906
May–Aug 1947
4-Month
15.45"
(392.43mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Apr–Aug 1947
5-Month
18.12"
(460.25mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Mar–Aug 1947
6-Month
20.55"
(521.97mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
-3.29"
(-83.57mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Feb–Aug 1947
7-Month
22.10"
(561.34mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-4.76"
(-120.90mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Jan–Aug 1947
8-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Dec 1946–Aug 1947
9-Month
29.49"
(749.05mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
-3.94"
(-100.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Nov 1946–Aug 1947
10-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Oct 1946–Aug 1947
11-Month
33.96"
(862.58mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
-5.49"
(-139.45mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Sep 1946–Aug 1947
12-Month
37.03"
(940.56mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
-5.95"
(-151.13mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Mar 1946–Aug 1947
18-Month
61.33"
(1,557.78mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1945–Aug 1947
24-Month
84.39"
(2,143.51mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 2002
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2004
Sep 1944–Aug 1947
36-Month
131.75"
(3,346.45mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1945 1932
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2005
Sep 1943–Aug 1947
48-Month
170.12"
(4,321.05mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1945 1966
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1942–Aug 1947
60-Month
213.60"
(5,425.44mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/