Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1987
1-Month
5.08"
(129.03mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Dec 1986–Jan 1987
2-Month
9.90"
(251.46mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Nov 1986–Jan 1987
3-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2010
Oct 1986–Jan 1987
4-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1986 2001
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1978
Sep 1986–Jan 1987
5-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1986–Jan 1987
6-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
3.36"
(85.34mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jul 1986–Jan 1987
7-Month
27.64"
(702.06mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
2.68"
(68.08mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1986–Jan 1987
8-Month
29.16"
(740.66mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
May 1986–Jan 1987
9-Month
32.18"
(817.37mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Apr 1986–Jan 1987
10-Month
33.79"
(858.27mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-2.32"
(-58.92mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Mar 1986–Jan 1987
11-Month
35.51"
(901.95mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-4.38"
(-111.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Feb 1986–Jan 1987
12-Month
38.49"
(977.65mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1985–Jan 1987
18-Month
63.12"
(1,603.25mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Feb 1985–Jan 1987
24-Month
81.52"
(2,070.61mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1982 1932
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Feb 1984–Jan 1987
36-Month
127.36"
(3,234.94mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-1.53"
(-38.87mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2005
Feb 1983–Jan 1987
48-Month
174.50"
(4,432.30mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Feb 1982–Jan 1987
60-Month
217.76"
(5,531.10mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/