Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1971
1-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Ties: 1947
Nov–Dec 1971
2-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2009
Oct–Dec 1971
3-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2009
Sep–Dec 1971
4-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2018
Ties: 1989
Aug–Dec 1971
5-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul–Dec 1971
6-Month
23.91"
(607.31mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
Jun–Dec 1971
7-Month
27.29"
(693.17mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2018
May–Dec 1971
8-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–Dec 1971
9-Month
37.47"
(951.74mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1907
Mar–Dec 1971
10-Month
40.16"
(1,020.06mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Feb–Dec 1971
11-Month
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
5.04"
(128.01mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Jan–Dec 1971
12-Month
47.44"
(1,204.98mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Jul 1970–Dec 1971
18-Month
68.25"
(1,733.55mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Ties: 2014
Jan 1970–Dec 1971
24-Month
84.44"
(2,144.78mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2004
Jan 1969–Dec 1971
36-Month
126.30"
(3,208.02mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-2.53"
(-64.26mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020
Jan 1968–Dec 1971
48-Month
161.91"
(4,112.51mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-9.86"
(-250.45mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2020
Jan 1967–Dec 1971
60-Month
200.92"
(5,103.37mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-13.82"
(-351.03mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2020

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/