Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
4.22"
(107.19mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
12.56"
(319.02mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
3.12"
(79.24mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2010
Ties: 1921
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 2001
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1978
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1946
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
26.72"
(678.69mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
1.76"
(44.71mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
30.24"
(768.10mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1930
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
34.55"
(877.57mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
39.54"
(1,004.32mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
3.43"
(87.13mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
44.20"
(1,122.68mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
4.31"
(109.47mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
47.45"
(1,205.23mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
72.89"
(1,851.41mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
103.10"
(2,618.74mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
17.19"
(436.63mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1932
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2005
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
150.75"
(3,829.05mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
21.86"
(555.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
188.97"
(4,799.84mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
17.10"
(434.34mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1973 1934
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
230.13"
(5,845.30mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
15.39"
(390.90mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1938

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 3, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/