Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
7.02"
(178.31mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1901
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
12.50"
(317.50mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1906
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
17.29"
(439.17mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
4.43"
(112.53mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1906
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2003
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
25.32"
(643.13mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
5.26"
(133.61mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
27.89"
(708.41mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Ties: 1937
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2003
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2003
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
39.38"
(1,000.25mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
45.38"
(1,152.65mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
9.09"
(230.88mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
48.50"
(1,231.90mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
9.05"
(229.87mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
51.70"
(1,313.18mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
8.72"
(221.49mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
80.64"
(2,048.26mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
13.89"
(352.81mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
100.57"
(2,554.48mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
14.72"
(373.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1948 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
137.60"
(3,495.04mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1932
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
184.96"
(4,697.98mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
13.18"
(334.77mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
232.32"
(5,900.93mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
17.65"
(448.31mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 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/