Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1988
1-Month
2.53"
(64.26mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Dec 1987–Jan 1988
2-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-0.96"
(-24.39mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Ties: 1901
Nov 1987–Jan 1988
3-Month
9.41"
(239.01mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-0.03"
(-0.77mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1985 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2010
Oct 1987–Jan 1988
4-Month
10.94"
(277.88mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-1.65"
(-41.91mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1985 2001
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1978
Sep 1987–Jan 1988
5-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1987 1934
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1987–Jan 1988
6-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–Jan 1988
7-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–Jan 1988
8-Month
26.85"
(681.99mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1985 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
May 1987–Jan 1988
9-Month
29.65"
(753.11mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Ties: 1910
Apr 1987–Jan 1988
10-Month
36.66"
(931.16mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Mar 1987–Jan 1988
11-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Feb 1987–Jan 1988
12-Month
42.75"
(1,085.85mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Aug 1986–Jan 1988
18-Month
66.56"
(1,690.62mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
3.24"
(82.29mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Feb 1986–Jan 1988
24-Month
81.24"
(2,063.50mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-4.67"
(-118.61mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1982 1932
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2005
Feb 1985–Jan 1988
36-Month
124.27"
(3,156.46mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2005
Feb 1984–Jan 1988
48-Month
170.11"
(4,320.79mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1984 1934
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Feb 1983–Jan 1988
60-Month
217.25"
(5,518.15mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1985 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/