Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
5.23"
(132.84mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2009
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
11.23"
(285.24mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
5.17"
(131.32mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1932 2009
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 2001
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
23.77"
(603.76mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
6.69"
(169.93mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
37.50"
(952.50mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
9.25"
(234.95mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2018
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
46.49"
(1,180.85mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
9.92"
(251.97mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2018
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
49.30"
(1,252.22mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
9.71"
(246.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
52.74"
(1,339.60mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
9.80"
(248.92mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
9.81"
(249.17mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
93.71"
(2,380.23mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2004
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
133.58"
(3,392.93mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
181.45"
(4,608.83mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020
Ties: 1985
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
227.53"
(5,779.26mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
12.79"
(324.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/