Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1986
1-Month
5.85"
(148.59mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Jul–Aug 1986
2-Month
9.68"
(245.87mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1906
Jun–Aug 1986
3-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1906
May–Aug 1986
4-Month
14.22"
(361.19mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Apr–Aug 1986
5-Month
15.83"
(402.08mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
-4.23"
(-107.44mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Mar–Aug 1986
6-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1901
Feb–Aug 1986
7-Month
20.53"
(521.46mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-6.33"
(-160.78mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Jan–Aug 1986
8-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
-7.93"
(-201.42mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Dec 1985–Aug 1986
9-Month
23.37"
(593.60mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
-10.06"
(-255.52mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Nov 1985–Aug 1986
10-Month
32.25"
(819.15mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
-4.04"
(-102.62mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Oct 1985–Aug 1986
11-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Ties: 1926
Sep 1985–Aug 1986
12-Month
38.61"
(980.69mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
-4.37"
(-111.00mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Mar 1985–Aug 1986
18-Month
59.95"
(1,522.73mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1984–Aug 1986
24-Month
75.79"
(1,925.07mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
-10.06"
(-255.52mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1967 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Sep 1983–Aug 1986
36-Month
129.39"
(3,286.51mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
0.53"
(13.47mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1983 1932
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2005
Sep 1982–Aug 1986
48-Month
170.78"
(4,337.81mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Sep 1981–Aug 1986
60-Month
215.26"
(5,467.60mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
0.59"
(14.98mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1985 1967
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/