Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
2.54"
(64.52mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
0.21"
(5.34mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Ties: 1954
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1965
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2009
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
11.89"
(302.01mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1968 2001
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
15.56"
(395.22mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
20.81"
(528.57mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
29.59"
(751.59mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
32.59"
(827.79mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
35.41"
(899.41mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-4.18"
(-106.18mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
37.00"
(939.80mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-5.94"
(-150.88mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
61.23"
(1,555.24mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2003
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
78.86"
(2,003.04mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2004
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
114.47"
(2,907.54mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-14.36"
(-364.74mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1967 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
153.48"
(3,898.39mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-18.29"
(-464.57mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1968 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
194.38"
(4,937.25mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-20.36"
(-517.15mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/