Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1986
1-Month
1.75"
(44.45mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1983 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1937
Dec 1985–Jan 1986
2-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1937
Nov 1985–Jan 1986
3-Month
11.72"
(297.69mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2010
Oct 1985–Jan 1986
4-Month
15.85"
(402.59mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1985 2001
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1978
Sep 1985–Jan 1986
5-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1985–Jan 1986
6-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1985–Jan 1986
7-Month
29.44"
(747.78mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
4.48"
(113.80mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1985–Jan 1986
8-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1985–Jan 1986
9-Month
36.59"
(929.39mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
3.83"
(97.29mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Ties: 1962
Apr 1985–Jan 1986
10-Month
37.73"
(958.34mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
1.62"
(41.15mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Mar 1985–Jan 1986
11-Month
39.42"
(1,001.27mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Feb 1985–Jan 1986
12-Month
43.03"
(1,092.96mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Aug 1984–Jan 1986
18-Month
60.11"
(1,526.79mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Feb 1984–Jan 1986
24-Month
88.87"
(2,257.30mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1983 1932
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2005
Feb 1983–Jan 1986
36-Month
136.01"
(3,454.65mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
7.12"
(180.84mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2021
Feb 1982–Jan 1986
48-Month
179.27"
(4,553.46mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
7.40"
(187.96mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Ties: 1936
Feb 1981–Jan 1986
60-Month
218.83"
(5,558.28mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
4.09"
(103.88mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/