Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1953
1-Month
2.97"
(75.44mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
-1.38"
(-35.05mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Jul–Aug 1953
2-Month
5.31"
(134.87mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-3.57"
(-90.68mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1906
Jun–Aug 1953
3-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1932 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1906
May–Aug 1953
4-Month
13.21"
(335.53mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
-3.48"
(-88.40mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Apr–Aug 1953
5-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
-3.72"
(-94.48mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Mar–Aug 1953
6-Month
21.00"
(533.40mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Feb–Aug 1953
7-Month
24.22"
(615.19mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Jan–Aug 1953
8-Month
27.63"
(701.80mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Dec 1952–Aug 1953
9-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Nov 1952–Aug 1953
10-Month
35.62"
(904.75mm)
36.30"
(922.02mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1951 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Oct 1952–Aug 1953
11-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Sep 1952–Aug 1953
12-Month
40.19"
(1,020.83mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1950 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Ties: 1988
Mar 1952–Aug 1953
18-Month
65.60"
(1,666.24mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1951 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1953
24-Month
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1951 2002
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2004
Sep 1950–Aug 1953
36-Month
127.26"
(3,232.40mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1952 1932
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Sep 1949–Aug 1953
48-Month
166.72"
(4,234.69mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1948–Aug 1953
60-Month
218.42"
(5,547.87mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1947 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 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/