Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, February 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1973
1-Month
3.25"
(82.55mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1968
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1897
Jan–Feb 1973
2-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1970 1977
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1998
Dec 1972–Feb 1973
3-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1937
Nov 1972–Feb 1973
4-Month
16.06"
(407.92mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2010
Oct 1972–Feb 1973
5-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
15.61"
(396.49mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1972–Feb 1973
6-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 2002
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1972–Feb 1973
7-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
23.47"
(596.14mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1972–Feb 1973
8-Month
33.86"
(860.04mm)
27.98"
(710.69mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Ties: 1943
Jun 1972–Feb 1973
9-Month
42.15"
(1,070.61mm)
31.95"
(811.53mm)
10.20"
(259.08mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1972–Feb 1973
10-Month
47.88"
(1,216.15mm)
35.78"
(908.81mm)
12.10"
(307.34mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1972–Feb 1973
11-Month
51.62"
(1,311.15mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
12.49"
(317.25mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Mar 1972–Feb 1973
12-Month
53.99"
(1,371.35mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
11.08"
(281.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1902 2019
Sep 1971–Feb 1973
18-Month
77.29"
(1,963.17mm)
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
15.28"
(388.12mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Mar 1971–Feb 1973
24-Month
102.08"
(2,592.83mm)
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
16.24"
(412.49mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1932
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1970–Feb 1973
36-Month
141.95"
(3,605.53mm)
128.87"
(3,273.30mm)
13.08"
(332.23mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Mar 1969–Feb 1973
48-Month
183.08"
(4,650.23mm)
171.82"
(4,364.23mm)
11.26"
(286.00mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1968–Feb 1973
60-Month
220.36"
(5,597.14mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
5.69"
(144.52mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1972 1968
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 9, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/