Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, March 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1972
1-Month
2.37"
(60.20mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1966 2006
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1994
Feb–Mar 1972
2-Month
7.28"
(184.91mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1994
Jan–Mar 1972
3-Month
10.30"
(261.62mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2006
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1998
Dec 1971–Mar 1972
4-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1994
Nov 1971–Mar 1972
5-Month
14.35"
(364.49mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
-1.89"
(-48.01mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2010
Oct 1971–Mar 1972
6-Month
21.73"
(551.94mm)
19.39"
(492.51mm)
2.34"
(59.43mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2010
Sep 1971–Mar 1972
7-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1971–Mar 1972
8-Month
30.26"
(768.60mm)
27.25"
(692.15mm)
3.01"
(76.45mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jul 1971–Mar 1972
9-Month
34.21"
(868.93mm)
31.76"
(806.70mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1971–Mar 1972
10-Month
37.59"
(954.79mm)
35.73"
(907.54mm)
1.86"
(47.25mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1971–Mar 1972
11-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1971–Mar 1972
12-Month
47.77"
(1,213.36mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Oct 1970–Mar 1972
18-Month
67.82"
(1,722.63mm)
62.32"
(1,582.93mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2021
Apr 1970–Mar 1972
24-Month
87.33"
(2,218.18mm)
85.81"
(2,179.57mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Apr 1969–Mar 1972
36-Month
128.01"
(3,251.45mm)
128.85"
(3,272.79mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2021
Apr 1968–Mar 1972
48-Month
164.86"
(4,187.44mm)
171.80"
(4,363.72mm)
-6.94"
(-176.28mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021
Apr 1967–Mar 1972
60-Month
203.19"
(5,161.03mm)
214.65"
(5,452.11mm)
-11.46"
(-291.08mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2021

Citing This Page

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