Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, March 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1970
1-Month
3.00"
(76.20mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1966 2006
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1994
Feb–Mar 1970
2-Month
5.82"
(147.83mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1968 2006
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1994
Jan–Mar 1970
3-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-2.74"
(-69.60mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1968 2006
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1998
Dec 1969–Mar 1970
4-Month
12.91"
(327.91mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1994
Nov 1969–Mar 1970
5-Month
14.93"
(379.22mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-1.31"
(-33.28mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2010
Oct 1969–Mar 1970
6-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
19.39"
(492.51mm)
-2.88"
(-73.16mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2010
Sep 1969–Mar 1970
7-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
-3.19"
(-81.03mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Aug 1969–Mar 1970
8-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
27.25"
(692.15mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–Mar 1970
9-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
31.76"
(806.70mm)
-0.12"
(-3.04mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1969–Mar 1970
10-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
35.73"
(907.54mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
May 1969–Mar 1970
11-Month
38.44"
(976.38mm)
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Apr 1969–Mar 1970
12-Month
40.68"
(1,033.27mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Ties: 1944
Oct 1968–Mar 1970
18-Month
58.45"
(1,484.63mm)
62.32"
(1,582.93mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021
Apr 1968–Mar 1970
24-Month
77.53"
(1,969.26mm)
85.81"
(2,179.57mm)
-8.28"
(-210.31mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2020
Apr 1967–Mar 1970
36-Month
115.86"
(2,942.84mm)
128.85"
(3,272.79mm)
-12.99"
(-329.95mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021
Apr 1966–Mar 1970
48-Month
155.30"
(3,944.62mm)
171.80"
(4,363.72mm)
-16.50"
(-419.10mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021
Apr 1965–Mar 1970
60-Month
187.05"
(4,751.07mm)
214.65"
(5,452.11mm)
-27.60"
(-701.04mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1968
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/