Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1959
1-Month
2.05"
(52.07mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Dec 1958–Jan 1959
2-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Nov 1958–Jan 1959
3-Month
7.54"
(191.52mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Oct 1958–Jan 1959
4-Month
10.10"
(256.54mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1956 2001
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1978
Sep 1958–Jan 1959
5-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–Jan 1959
6-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1958–Jan 1959
7-Month
22.35"
(567.69mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-2.61"
(-66.29mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1958–Jan 1959
8-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
May 1958–Jan 1959
9-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Apr 1958–Jan 1959
10-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar 1958–Jan 1959
11-Month
40.67"
(1,033.02mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Feb 1958–Jan 1959
12-Month
44.14"
(1,121.16mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1957–Jan 1959
18-Month
69.17"
(1,756.92mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
5.85"
(148.59mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2004
Feb 1957–Jan 1959
24-Month
89.54"
(2,274.32mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
3.63"
(92.21mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1957 1932
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2005
Feb 1956–Jan 1959
36-Month
134.28"
(3,410.71mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Feb 1955–Jan 1959
48-Month
176.53"
(4,483.86mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1934
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1908
Feb 1954–Jan 1959
60-Month
212.86"
(5,406.64mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-1.88"
(-47.76mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1969
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 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/