Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
6.94"
(176.28mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
4.19"
(106.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
16.14"
(409.96mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
6.70"
(170.18mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
21.92"
(556.77mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
9.33"
(236.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 2001
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
24.95"
(633.73mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
8.83"
(224.28mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
28.93"
(734.82mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
8.48"
(215.39mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
6.58"
(167.14mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
34.47"
(875.54mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
37.05"
(941.07mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
4.29"
(108.97mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
40.41"
(1,026.41mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
43.58"
(1,106.93mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
44.73"
(1,136.14mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
1.79"
(45.46mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
66.68"
(1,693.67mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2004
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
83.97"
(2,132.84mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-1.94"
(-49.27mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Ties: 1922
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
135.95"
(3,453.13mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
7.06"
(179.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2005
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
178.16"
(4,525.26mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
225.61"
(5,730.49mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
10.87"
(276.09mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/