Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
2.49"
(63.25mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1963 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1901
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
7.66"
(194.56mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1906
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
15.95"
(405.13mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1906
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
21.68"
(550.67mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
4.99"
(126.74mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2003
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
27.79"
(705.87mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Ties: 1924
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
32.70"
(830.58mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1922 2003
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
35.72"
(907.29mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
5.51"
(139.96mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
37.02"
(940.31mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
39.77"
(1,010.16mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
47.15"
(1,197.61mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
51.09"
(1,297.69mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
8.11"
(206.00mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
75.88"
(1,927.35mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
9.13"
(231.90mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
95.05"
(2,414.27mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
9.20"
(233.68mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 2002
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2004
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
132.48"
(3,364.99mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2005
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
172.99"
(4,393.95mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
209.39"
(5,318.51mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/