Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
3.67"
(93.22mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
-1.27"
(-32.25mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
17.70"
(449.58mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
-2.36"
(-59.94mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
-3.14"
(-79.76mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
25.11"
(637.79mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
-2.82"
(-71.63mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
32.63"
(828.80mm)
36.30"
(922.02mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
-5.24"
(-133.10mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1968 2002
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
61.83"
(1,570.48mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
-4.92"
(-124.97mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
77.94"
(1,979.68mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
-7.91"
(-200.91mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 2002
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2004
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
114.34"
(2,904.24mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
-14.52"
(-368.80mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1968 1932
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
157.09"
(3,990.09mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
-14.69"
(-373.12mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
188.85"
(4,796.79mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
-25.82"
(-655.83mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1967
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/