Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2009
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
10.21"
(259.33mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
7.62"
(193.55mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 2001
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
22.84"
(580.14mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
5.76"
(146.31mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
28.01"
(711.45mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
10.71"
(272.03mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
45.77"
(1,162.56mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
48.14"
(1,222.76mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
11.57"
(293.88mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2018
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
53.05"
(1,347.47mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
56.07"
(1,424.18mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
79.98"
(2,031.49mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
103.51"
(2,629.15mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
17.63"
(447.80mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
140.51"
(3,568.95mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
11.68"
(296.67mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
182.37"
(4,632.20mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
217.98"
(5,536.69mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/