Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
2.60"
(66.04mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
0.65"
(16.51mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1937
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
12.81"
(325.37mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
3.37"
(85.59mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
18.83"
(478.28mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
6.24"
(158.49mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1978
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
38.90"
(988.06mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
48.37"
(1,228.60mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
12.26"
(311.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
50.74"
(1,288.80mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
55.65"
(1,413.51mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
12.71"
(322.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
78.63"
(1,997.20mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
15.31"
(388.87mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
103.30"
(2,623.82mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1932
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
141.52"
(3,594.61mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
12.63"
(320.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2021
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
182.68"
(4,640.07mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
217.62"
(5,527.55mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 5, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/