Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1956
1-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1953 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Jul–Aug 1956
2-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1906
Jun–Aug 1956
3-Month
12.68"
(322.07mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1906
May–Aug 1956
4-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Apr–Aug 1956
5-Month
18.70"
(474.98mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Mar–Aug 1956
6-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Feb–Aug 1956
7-Month
26.57"
(674.88mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-0.29"
(-7.36mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Jan–Aug 1956
8-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Ties: 1911
Dec 1955–Aug 1956
9-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Nov 1955–Aug 1956
10-Month
31.03"
(788.16mm)
36.30"
(922.02mm)
-5.27"
(-133.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Oct 1955–Aug 1956
11-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1941 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Sep 1955–Aug 1956
12-Month
36.45"
(925.83mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
-6.53"
(-165.86mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1954 2002
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2003
Mar 1955–Aug 1956
18-Month
65.04"
(1,652.02mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1954–Aug 1956
24-Month
82.69"
(2,100.33mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1955 2002
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Ties: 1943
Sep 1953–Aug 1956
36-Month
118.85"
(3,018.79mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
-10.01"
(-254.25mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1943 1932
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2005
Sep 1952–Aug 1956
48-Month
159.04"
(4,039.62mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
-12.74"
(-323.59mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1951–Aug 1956
60-Month
204.73"
(5,200.14mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
-9.94"
(-252.48mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/