Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1986
1-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Nov–Dec 1986
2-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Ties: 2003
Oct–Dec 1986
3-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Sep–Dec 1986
4-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1997
Aug–Dec 1986
5-Month
18.73"
(475.74mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Ties: 1966
Jul–Dec 1986
6-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jun–Dec 1986
7-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-1.51"
(-38.36mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
May–Dec 1986
8-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-2.32"
(-58.93mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Apr–Dec 1986
9-Month
28.71"
(729.23mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-4.08"
(-103.64mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Mar–Dec 1986
10-Month
30.43"
(772.92mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-6.14"
(-155.96mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Feb–Dec 1986
11-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-6.18"
(-156.98mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan–Dec 1986
12-Month
35.16"
(893.06mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-7.78"
(-197.62mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jul 1985–Dec 1986
18-Month
62.85"
(1,596.39mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2003
Jan 1985–Dec 1986
24-Month
79.39"
(2,016.51mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-6.49"
(-164.84mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Jan 1984–Dec 1986
36-Month
124.77"
(3,169.16mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-4.06"
(-103.12mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Jan 1983–Dec 1986
48-Month
171.02"
(4,343.91mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Jan 1982–Dec 1986
60-Month
216.61"
(5,501.89mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
1.87"
(47.49mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/