Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
5.17"
(131.32mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1945
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
4.96"
(125.98mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1938
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
22.93"
(582.42mm)
15.70"
(398.78mm)
7.23"
(183.64mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
25.30"
(642.62mm)
19.49"
(495.05mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
30.21"
(767.33mm)
22.51"
(571.75mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
25.86"
(656.84mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
34.53"
(877.06mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1986
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
37.28"
(946.91mm)
31.94"
(811.28mm)
5.34"
(135.63mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
35.09"
(891.29mm)
9.57"
(243.07mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
48.60"
(1,234.44mm)
38.63"
(981.20mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
53.19"
(1,351.03mm)
42.95"
(1,090.93mm)
10.24"
(260.10mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
77.86"
(1,977.64mm)
65.45"
(1,662.43mm)
12.41"
(315.21mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
96.23"
(2,444.24mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
10.40"
(264.16mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2004
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
135.68"
(3,446.27mm)
128.87"
(3,273.30mm)
6.81"
(172.97mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2005
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
173.99"
(4,419.35mm)
171.79"
(4,363.47mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
213.58"
(5,424.93mm)
214.65"
(5,452.11mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

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