Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.59"
(14.99mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
1.41"
(35.81mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-5.16"
(-131.07mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
4.15"
(105.41mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2010
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-5.01"
(-127.26mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1956 2001
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1978
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
9.71"
(246.63mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-6.41"
(-162.82mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1934
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
12.08"
(306.83mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-8.37"
(-212.60mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-8.22"
(-208.78mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-10.62"
(-269.75mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
21.86"
(555.24mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-10.90"
(-276.86mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
26.14"
(663.96mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-9.97"
(-253.23mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
31.12"
(790.45mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-8.77"
(-222.76mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
32.35"
(821.69mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-10.59"
(-268.99mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
60.24"
(1,530.10mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2004
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
85.99"
(2,184.15mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
0.08"
(2.04mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1978 1932
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
130.41"
(3,312.41mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
1.52"
(38.60mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
175.14"
(4,448.56mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
214.38"
(5,445.25mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-0.36"
(-9.15mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/