Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
3.44"
(87.38mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1946 1981
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1937
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1937
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
9.60"
(243.84mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1981
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2010
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1978
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
17.12"
(434.85mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
21.07"
(535.18mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
32.57"
(827.28mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
35.24"
(895.10mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-0.87"
(-22.09mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
37.67"
(956.82mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
39.22"
(996.19mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
57.56"
(1,462.02mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2004
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
81.27"
(2,064.26mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-4.64"
(-117.85mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1943 1932
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2005
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
129.69"
(3,294.13mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2005
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
175.59"
(4,459.99mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
3.72"
(94.49mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
211.53"
(5,372.86mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1946 1969
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/