Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
1.62"
(41.15mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
2.61"
(66.29mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-3.96"
(-100.59mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
4.46"
(113.28mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-4.98"
(-126.50mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2010
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
6.83"
(173.48mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 2001
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1978
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-6.24"
(-158.50mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
18.93"
(480.82mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
23.06"
(585.72mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 2011
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
27.02"
(686.31mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1924
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-2.90"
(-73.66mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
33.26"
(844.80mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
38.47"
(977.14mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
42.25"
(1,073.15mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
59.77"
(1,518.16mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
78.58"
(1,995.93mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-7.33"
(-186.18mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1932
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
116.50"
(2,959.10mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-12.39"
(-314.71mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2021
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
160.72"
(4,082.29mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
-11.15"
(-283.21mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1944 1934
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2021
Ties: 1944
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
204.49"
(5,194.05mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-10.25"
(-260.35mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 1969
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/