Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1957
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Ties: 1993
Dec 1956–Jan 1957
2-Month
6.63"
(168.40mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Ties: 1924
Nov 1956–Jan 1957
3-Month
9.09"
(230.89mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2010
Oct 1956–Jan 1957
4-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1956 2001
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1978
Sep 1956–Jan 1957
5-Month
18.17"
(461.52mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1956–Jan 1957
6-Month
21.31"
(541.27mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jul 1956–Jan 1957
7-Month
27.78"
(705.61mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1956–Jan 1957
8-Month
30.85"
(783.59mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
May 1956–Jan 1957
9-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Apr 1956–Jan 1957
10-Month
36.87"
(936.50mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
0.76"
(19.31mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1956–Jan 1957
11-Month
40.25"
(1,022.35mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Feb 1956–Jan 1957
12-Month
44.74"
(1,136.40mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1955–Jan 1957
18-Month
63.67"
(1,617.22mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2004
Feb 1955–Jan 1957
24-Month
86.99"
(2,209.55mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
1.08"
(27.44mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1932
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2005
Feb 1954–Jan 1957
36-Month
123.32"
(3,132.33mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-5.57"
(-141.48mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2005
Feb 1953–Jan 1957
48-Month
161.24"
(4,095.50mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
-10.63"
(-270.00mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Feb 1952–Jan 1957
60-Month
205.46"
(5,218.68mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-9.28"
(-235.72mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1956 1969
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/