Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1985
1-Month
2.95"
(74.93mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1984 1981
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1937
Ties: 1902
Dec 1984–Jan 1985
2-Month
4.89"
(124.21mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-1.68"
(-42.67mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1983 1981
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1937
Nov 1984–Jan 1985
3-Month
8.12"
(206.25mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Oct 1984–Jan 1985
4-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.71"
(-43.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1978
Sep 1984–Jan 1985
5-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-3.89"
(-98.81mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1981 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1984–Jan 1985
6-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–Jan 1985
7-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–Jan 1985
8-Month
25.04"
(636.02mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-3.89"
(-98.80mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1984–Jan 1985
9-Month
30.00"
(762.00mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Apr 1984–Jan 1985
10-Month
34.78"
(883.41mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1984–Jan 1985
11-Month
40.92"
(1,039.37mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 2003
Feb 1984–Jan 1985
12-Month
45.84"
(1,164.34mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1983–Jan 1985
18-Month
68.38"
(1,736.85mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
5.06"
(128.52mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2004
Feb 1983–Jan 1985
24-Month
92.98"
(2,361.69mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1932
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Feb 1982–Jan 1985
36-Month
136.24"
(3,460.50mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Feb 1981–Jan 1985
48-Month
175.80"
(4,465.32mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Feb 1980–Jan 1985
60-Month
208.15"
(5,287.01mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-6.59"
(-167.39mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 2, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/