Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1953
1-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2009
Nov–Dec 1953
2-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-1.04"
(-26.41mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1949 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Oct–Dec 1953
3-Month
6.61"
(167.89mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2009
Sep–Dec 1953
4-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-3.43"
(-87.12mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1943 2001
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Aug–Dec 1953
5-Month
12.27"
(311.66mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-4.81"
(-122.17mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jul–Dec 1953
6-Month
14.61"
(371.09mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jun–Dec 1953
7-Month
18.53"
(470.66mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-7.06"
(-179.33mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
May–Dec 1953
8-Month
22.51"
(571.75mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-6.91"
(-175.52mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Apr–Dec 1953
9-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-7.15"
(-181.61mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Mar–Dec 1953
10-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-6.27"
(-159.26mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Feb–Dec 1953
11-Month
33.52"
(851.41mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-6.07"
(-154.18mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan–Dec 1953
12-Month
36.93"
(938.02mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-6.01"
(-152.66mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jul 1952–Dec 1953
18-Month
58.74"
(1,492.00mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-5.81"
(-147.57mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Jan 1952–Dec 1953
24-Month
82.51"
(2,095.75mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2004
Jan 1951–Dec 1953
36-Month
123.23"
(3,130.04mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jan 1950–Dec 1953
48-Month
165.31"
(4,198.87mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-6.46"
(-164.09mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jan 1949–Dec 1953
60-Month
210.17"
(5,338.32mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/