Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, April 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1985
1-Month
1.14"
(28.96mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
-2.23"
(-56.64mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1963 1942
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1987
Mar–Apr 1985
2-Month
2.83"
(71.88mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1985
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1993
Feb–Apr 1985
3-Month
6.44"
(163.58mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1976 1976
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Jan–Apr 1985
4-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
13.52"
(343.41mm)
-4.13"
(-104.90mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Dec 1984–Apr 1985
5-Month
11.33"
(287.78mm)
16.74"
(425.20mm)
-5.41"
(-137.42mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1986
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Nov 1984–Apr 1985
6-Month
14.56"
(369.82mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1998
Oct 1984–Apr 1985
7-Month
17.32"
(439.93mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1984
Sep 1984–Apr 1985
8-Month
18.67"
(474.22mm)
26.29"
(667.77mm)
-7.62"
(-193.55mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1981 1942
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1941
Aug 1984–Apr 1985
9-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
30.62"
(777.75mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1981 1942
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1984–Apr 1985
10-Month
29.33"
(744.98mm)
35.13"
(892.30mm)
-5.80"
(-147.32mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jun 1984–Apr 1985
11-Month
31.48"
(799.59mm)
39.10"
(993.14mm)
-7.62"
(-193.55mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1984–Apr 1985
12-Month
36.44"
(925.58mm)
42.93"
(1,090.42mm)
-6.49"
(-164.84mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Ties: 1988, 1999
Nov 1983–Apr 1985
18-Month
64.62"
(1,641.35mm)
62.53"
(1,588.26mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1983–Apr 1985
24-Month
84.21"
(2,138.93mm)
85.83"
(2,180.08mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1982–Apr 1985
36-Month
131.84"
(3,348.74mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
May 1981–Apr 1985
48-Month
174.29"
(4,426.97mm)
171.85"
(4,364.99mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
May 1980–Apr 1985
60-Month
204.10"
(5,184.14mm)
214.71"
(5,453.63mm)
-10.61"
(-269.49mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 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/