Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2009
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
2.28"
(57.92mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
11.99"
(304.55mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
14.28"
(362.71mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
22.50"
(571.50mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
26.02"
(660.91mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
0.91"
(23.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
35.32"
(897.13mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
43.23"
(1,098.04mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
45.83"
(1,164.08mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
73.84"
(1,875.54mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
9.29"
(235.97mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2003
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
101.90"
(2,588.26mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
16.02"
(406.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2004
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
149.34"
(3,793.24mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
20.51"
(520.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
186.34"
(4,733.04mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
14.57"
(370.08mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
228.20"
(5,796.28mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
13.46"
(341.88mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/