Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
2.88"
(73.15mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.34"
(-8.64mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1956 1965
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2009
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
6.15"
(156.21mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2009
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
12.02"
(305.31mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Ties: 1927
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1958 2001
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
2.42"
(61.46mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
30.68"
(779.27mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
35.33"
(897.38mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
2.54"
(64.51mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2018
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
38.49"
(977.65mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1905, 1992
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
40.18"
(1,020.57mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
42.23"
(1,072.64mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-0.71"
(-18.04mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
87.74"
(2,228.60mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2004
Ties: 1946
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
133.49"
(3,390.65mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1957 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
176.08"
(4,472.43mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2020
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
217.95"
(5,535.93mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Ties: 1924

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/