Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
1.59"
(40.39mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1937
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1937
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
9.11"
(231.39mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2010
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1966 2001
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
13.91"
(353.31mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-2.21"
(-56.14mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
19.60"
(497.84mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
30.20"
(767.08mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
1.27"
(32.26mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
32.62"
(828.55mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
38.31"
(973.07mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-1.58"
(-40.14mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
41.16"
(1,045.46mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-1.78"
(-45.22mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
57.91"
(1,470.91mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-5.41"
(-137.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2004
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
76.10"
(1,932.94mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-9.81"
(-249.17mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1969 1932
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2005
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
116.17"
(2,950.72mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-12.72"
(-323.09mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2005
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
154.98"
(3,936.49mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
-16.89"
(-429.01mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
188.77"
(4,794.76mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-25.97"
(-659.64mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/