Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1955
1-Month
9.05"
(229.87mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Jul–Aug 1955
2-Month
13.18"
(334.77mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1906
Jun–Aug 1955
3-Month
17.14"
(435.36mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
4.28"
(108.72mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1906
May–Aug 1955
4-Month
19.98"
(507.49mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
3.29"
(83.56mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Apr–Aug 1955
5-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1901
Mar–Aug 1955
6-Month
28.59"
(726.19mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Feb–Aug 1955
7-Month
32.37"
(822.20mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
5.51"
(139.96mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2003
Ties: 1994
Jan–Aug 1955
8-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Dec 1954–Aug 1955
9-Month
37.03"
(940.56mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Nov 1954–Aug 1955
10-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Ties: 1928
Oct 1954–Aug 1955
11-Month
44.76"
(1,136.90mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Sep 1954–Aug 1955
12-Month
46.24"
(1,174.50mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
3.26"
(82.81mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Mar 1954–Aug 1955
18-Month
67.02"
(1,702.31mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1953–Aug 1955
24-Month
82.40"
(2,092.96mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
-3.45"
(-87.63mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Sep 1952–Aug 1955
36-Month
122.59"
(3,113.79mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
-6.27"
(-159.25mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1954 1932
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2005
Sep 1951–Aug 1955
48-Month
168.28"
(4,274.31mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1950–Aug 1955
60-Month
209.66"
(5,325.36mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/