Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1972
1-Month
3.02"
(76.71mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1937
Dec 1971–Jan 1972
2-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1937
Nov 1971–Jan 1972
3-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-2.37"
(-60.20mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1966 1981
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Oct 1971–Jan 1972
4-Month
14.45"
(367.03mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1978
Sep 1971–Jan 1972
5-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1972
6-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1971–Jan 1972
7-Month
26.93"
(684.02mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1971–Jan 1972
8-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1971–Jan 1972
9-Month
38.15"
(969.01mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
5.39"
(136.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1971–Jan 1972
10-Month
40.49"
(1,028.45mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
4.38"
(111.26mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1971–Jan 1972
11-Month
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
3.29"
(83.56mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Feb 1971–Jan 1972
12-Month
47.65"
(1,210.31mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
4.71"
(119.63mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1921
Aug 1970–Jan 1972
18-Month
66.02"
(1,676.91mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2004
Feb 1970–Jan 1972
24-Month
85.87"
(2,181.10mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-0.04"
(-1.01mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2005
Feb 1969–Jan 1972
36-Month
127.03"
(3,226.56mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2005
Feb 1968–Jan 1972
48-Month
161.97"
(4,114.04mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
-9.90"
(-251.46mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Feb 1967–Jan 1972
60-Month
202.04"
(5,131.82mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-12.70"
(-322.58mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/