Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1981
1-Month
3.26"
(82.80mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
-1.09"
(-27.69mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Jul–Aug 1981
2-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-0.56"
(-14.22mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1906
Ties: 1904
Jun–Aug 1981
3-Month
11.69"
(296.93mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
-1.17"
(-29.71mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1906
May–Aug 1981
4-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Apr–Aug 1981
5-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Mar–Aug 1981
6-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
-3.15"
(-80.01mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1901
Feb–Aug 1981
7-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Jan–Aug 1981
8-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
-5.52"
(-140.20mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Dec 1980–Aug 1981
9-Month
25.51"
(647.95mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Nov 1980–Aug 1981
10-Month
28.25"
(717.55mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
-8.04"
(-204.22mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Oct 1980–Aug 1981
11-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
-7.77"
(-197.36mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Sep 1980–Aug 1981
12-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
-9.17"
(-232.92mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2003
Mar 1980–Aug 1981
18-Month
55.22"
(1,402.59mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
-11.53"
(-292.86mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1979–Aug 1981
24-Month
79.94"
(2,030.48mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
-5.91"
(-150.11mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 2002
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2004
Sep 1978–Aug 1981
36-Month
126.39"
(3,210.31mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
-2.47"
(-62.73mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Sep 1977–Aug 1981
48-Month
179.46"
(4,558.28mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
7.68"
(195.07mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Sep 1976–Aug 1981
60-Month
218.90"
(5,560.06mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/