Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
4.97"
(126.24mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1897
Ties: 1944
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
11.15"
(283.21mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
4.78"
(121.41mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1998
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
15.32"
(389.13mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
18.72"
(475.49mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
6.26"
(159.01mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
19.82"
(503.43mm)
15.61"
(396.49mm)
4.21"
(106.94mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
2.13"
(54.10mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
26.18"
(664.97mm)
23.47"
(596.14mm)
2.71"
(68.83mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
30.85"
(783.59mm)
27.98"
(710.69mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
34.51"
(876.55mm)
31.95"
(811.53mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
39.76"
(1,009.90mm)
35.78"
(908.81mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
43.83"
(1,113.28mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
4.70"
(119.38mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
48.73"
(1,237.74mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
5.82"
(147.83mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
74.34"
(1,888.24mm)
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
12.33"
(313.19mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
92.97"
(2,361.44mm)
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1932
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
131.64"
(3,343.66mm)
128.87"
(3,273.30mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
182.11"
(4,625.59mm)
171.82"
(4,364.23mm)
10.29"
(261.36mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
225.16"
(5,719.06mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
10.49"
(266.44mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/