Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, March 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1953
1-Month
4.66"
(118.36mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 2006
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Ties: 1973
Feb–Mar 1953
2-Month
7.88"
(200.15mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1951 2006
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Jan–Mar 1953
3-Month
11.29"
(286.77mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2006
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1998
Dec 1952–Mar 1953
4-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Nov 1952–Mar 1953
5-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
3.04"
(77.21mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Oct 1952–Mar 1953
6-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
19.39"
(492.51mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Sep 1952–Mar 1953
7-Month
23.85"
(605.79mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Mar 1953
8-Month
29.51"
(749.55mm)
27.25"
(692.15mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1952–Mar 1953
9-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
31.76"
(806.70mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1952–Mar 1953
10-Month
35.88"
(911.35mm)
35.73"
(907.54mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1952–Mar 1953
11-Month
39.64"
(1,006.86mm)
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Apr 1952–Mar 1953
12-Month
44.17"
(1,121.92mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1957
Oct 1951–Mar 1953
18-Month
67.48"
(1,713.99mm)
62.32"
(1,582.93mm)
5.16"
(131.06mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2004
Apr 1951–Mar 1953
24-Month
89.37"
(2,270.00mm)
85.81"
(2,179.57mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1952 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Ties: 1930
Apr 1950–Mar 1953
36-Month
131.00"
(3,327.40mm)
128.85"
(3,272.79mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Apr 1949–Mar 1953
48-Month
175.70"
(4,462.78mm)
171.80"
(4,363.72mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Apr 1948–Mar 1953
60-Month
226.57"
(5,754.88mm)
214.65"
(5,452.11mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1952 1968
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/