Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1951
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1937
Dec 1950–Jan 1951
2-Month
5.09"
(129.29mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1937
Ties: 2007
Nov 1950–Jan 1951
3-Month
7.32"
(185.93mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2010
Oct 1950–Jan 1951
4-Month
9.46"
(240.28mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-3.13"
(-79.51mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 2001
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1978
Sep 1950–Jan 1951
5-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1950 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1950–Jan 1951
6-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jul 1950–Jan 1951
7-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1950–Jan 1951
8-Month
27.77"
(705.36mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
May 1950–Jan 1951
9-Month
33.65"
(854.71mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Apr 1950–Jan 1951
10-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1945
Mar 1950–Jan 1951
11-Month
38.44"
(976.38mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Feb 1950–Jan 1951
12-Month
40.86"
(1,037.84mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-2.08"
(-52.84mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Aug 1949–Jan 1951
18-Month
61.53"
(1,562.86mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2004
Feb 1949–Jan 1951
24-Month
85.03"
(2,159.76mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1932
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2005
Feb 1948–Jan 1951
36-Month
137.96"
(3,504.18mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
9.07"
(230.37mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1950 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Feb 1947–Jan 1951
48-Month
177.18"
(4,500.37mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1948 1934
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Feb 1946–Jan 1951
60-Month
219.23"
(5,568.44mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
4.49"
(114.04mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2020, retrieved on May 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/