Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
4.16"
(105.66mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-1.04"
(-26.42mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
9.95"
(252.73mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
0.51"
(12.95mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Ties: 1922
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
14.41"
(366.01mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
1.82"
(46.22mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1976 2001
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1978
Ties: 1912
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
23.49"
(596.65mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
7.37"
(187.20mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
27.89"
(708.41mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
7.44"
(188.98mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
31.95"
(811.53mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
36.89"
(937.01mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
7.96"
(202.19mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
8.52"
(216.41mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
45.02"
(1,143.51mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
8.91"
(226.32mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
48.67"
(1,236.22mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
8.78"
(223.01mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
53.64"
(1,362.46mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
10.70"
(271.78mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
74.85"
(1,901.19mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
11.53"
(292.86mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
98.06"
(2,490.72mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1932
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2005
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
142.79"
(3,626.87mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
13.90"
(353.06mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2005
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
182.03"
(4,623.56mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
10.16"
(258.06mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1979 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
234.01"
(5,943.85mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
19.27"
(489.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
8th 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 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/