Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
3.41"
(86.61mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Ties: 1902
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
12.85"
(326.39mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 2001
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1978
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
21.63"
(549.40mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
25.22"
(640.59mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
0.26"
(6.61mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
28.00"
(711.20mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
31.76"
(806.70mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
36.29"
(921.77mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
41.38"
(1,051.05mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
44.22"
(1,123.19mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
65.07"
(1,652.78mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2004
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
87.99"
(2,234.95mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
2.08"
(52.84mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1932
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2005
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
128.85"
(3,272.79mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-0.04"
(-1.02mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1952 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
173.02"
(4,394.71mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1934
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
225.95"
(5,739.13mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
11.21"
(284.73mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1952 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/