Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
2.86"
(72.64mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Ties: 1952
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
5.32"
(135.13mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2009
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
14.40"
(365.76mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 2001
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
17.54"
(445.52mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
0.46"
(11.69mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
24.01"
(609.85mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
27.08"
(687.83mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
1.49"
(37.84mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
29.63"
(752.60mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
0.31"
(7.87mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
36.48"
(926.59mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
64.03"
(1,626.36mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2003
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
84.46"
(2,145.28mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2004
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
123.95"
(3,148.33mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-4.88"
(-123.95mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
160.88"
(4,086.35mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-10.89"
(-276.61mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1943 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
206.46"
(5,244.08mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-8.28"
(-210.32mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1967
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/