Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1901
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1906
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1906
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2003
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1901
Ties: 2019
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1901
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
36.33"
(922.78mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
6.12"
(155.45mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
40.50"
(1,028.70mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
43.90"
(1,115.06mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2003
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
45.00"
(1,143.00mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2003
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
46.45"
(1,179.83mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2003
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
73.91"
(1,877.31mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
7.16"
(181.86mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
99.52"
(2,527.81mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
13.67"
(347.22mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 2002
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
138.96"
(3,529.58mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1932
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2005
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
179.12"
(4,549.65mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
226.54"
(5,754.12mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/