Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, February 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1972
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1897
Ties: 1902
Jan–Feb 1972
2-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 1998
Dec 1971–Feb 1972
3-Month
9.23"
(234.44mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1937
Nov 1971–Feb 1972
4-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1970 2002
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Oct 1971–Feb 1972
5-Month
19.36"
(491.74mm)
15.61"
(396.49mm)
3.75"
(95.25mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1960
Sep 1971–Feb 1972
6-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1971–Feb 1972
7-Month
27.89"
(708.41mm)
23.47"
(596.14mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jul 1971–Feb 1972
8-Month
31.84"
(808.74mm)
27.98"
(710.69mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019
Jun 1971–Feb 1972
9-Month
35.22"
(894.59mm)
31.95"
(811.53mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1971–Feb 1972
10-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
35.78"
(908.81mm)
7.28"
(184.91mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1971–Feb 1972
11-Month
45.40"
(1,153.16mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
6.27"
(159.26mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1971–Feb 1972
12-Month
48.09"
(1,221.49mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
5.18"
(131.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1970–Feb 1972
18-Month
67.26"
(1,708.40mm)
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2004
Mar 1970–Feb 1972
24-Month
87.96"
(2,234.18mm)
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
2.12"
(53.84mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Mar 1969–Feb 1972
36-Month
129.09"
(3,278.89mm)
128.87"
(3,273.30mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2005
Mar 1968–Feb 1972
48-Month
166.37"
(4,225.80mm)
171.82"
(4,364.23mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
Mar 1967–Feb 1972
60-Month
204.32"
(5,189.73mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
-10.35"
(-262.89mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/