Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1974
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
0.84"
(21.33mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Nov–Dec 1974
2-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Oct–Dec 1974
3-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2009
Sep–Dec 1974
4-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 2001
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Aug–Dec 1974
5-Month
16.81"
(426.97mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jul–Dec 1974
6-Month
20.00"
(508.00mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jun–Dec 1974
7-Month
24.52"
(622.81mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
May–Dec 1974
8-Month
29.18"
(741.17mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-0.24"
(-6.10mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Apr–Dec 1974
9-Month
31.72"
(805.69mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Mar–Dec 1974
10-Month
35.70"
(906.78mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Feb–Dec 1974
11-Month
38.09"
(967.49mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Jan–Dec 1974
12-Month
42.31"
(1,074.67mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 1902
Jul 1973–Dec 1974
18-Month
64.81"
(1,646.17mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2003
Jan 1973–Dec 1974
24-Month
88.14"
(2,238.76mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Jan 1972–Dec 1974
36-Month
144.21"
(3,662.93mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
15.38"
(390.65mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1965
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Jan 1971–Dec 1974
48-Month
191.65"
(4,867.91mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
19.88"
(504.95mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 1970–Dec 1974
60-Month
228.65"
(5,807.71mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

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