Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1962

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1962
1-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Dec 1961–Jan 1962
2-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Nov 1961–Jan 1962
3-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1961 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2010
Oct 1961–Jan 1962
4-Month
15.98"
(405.89mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1961 2001
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1978
Sep 1961–Jan 1962
5-Month
18.30"
(464.82mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1961–Jan 1962
6-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1961–Jan 1962
7-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
1.81"
(45.98mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1961–Jan 1962
8-Month
32.21"
(818.13mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1961–Jan 1962
9-Month
36.59"
(929.39mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1986
Apr 1961–Jan 1962
10-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
4.17"
(105.92mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1961–Jan 1962
11-Month
44.29"
(1,124.97mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1961–Jan 1962
12-Month
49.28"
(1,251.71mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
6.34"
(161.03mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1960–Jan 1962
18-Month
67.41"
(1,712.21mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1961 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2004
Feb 1960–Jan 1962
24-Month
90.93"
(2,309.62mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1961 1932
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2005
Feb 1959–Jan 1962
36-Month
133.56"
(3,392.42mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
4.67"
(118.61mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1961 1966
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2005
Feb 1958–Jan 1962
48-Month
177.70"
(4,513.58mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
5.83"
(148.08mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1961 1934
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1957–Jan 1962
60-Month
223.10"
(5,666.74mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
8.36"
(212.34mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1961 1969
34th 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/