Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1987
1-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Ties: 2012
Nov–Dec 1987
2-Month
6.88"
(174.75mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Oct–Dec 1987
3-Month
8.41"
(213.61mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Sep–Dec 1987
4-Month
15.66"
(397.76mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1986 2001
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Aug–Dec 1987
5-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jul–Dec 1987
6-Month
20.70"
(525.78mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jun–Dec 1987
7-Month
24.32"
(617.73mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-1.27"
(-32.26mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
May–Dec 1987
8-Month
27.12"
(688.85mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Apr–Dec 1987
9-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Mar–Dec 1987
10-Month
37.52"
(953.01mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Feb–Dec 1987
11-Month
40.22"
(1,021.59mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan–Dec 1987
12-Month
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
2.36"
(59.94mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jul 1986–Dec 1987
18-Month
67.86"
(1,723.64mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
3.31"
(84.07mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2003
Jan 1986–Dec 1987
24-Month
80.46"
(2,043.68mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Jan 1985–Dec 1987
36-Month
124.69"
(3,167.13mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-4.14"
(-105.15mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1982 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Jan 1984–Dec 1987
48-Month
170.07"
(4,319.78mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-1.70"
(-43.18mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020
Jan 1983–Dec 1987
60-Month
216.32"
(5,494.53mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
1.58"
(40.13mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 30, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/