Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
1.20"
(30.48mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
10.43"
(264.92mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-2.30"
(-58.42mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
14.11"
(358.39mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
18.69"
(474.73mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-3.78"
(-96.01mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
28.47"
(723.14mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-4.32"
(-109.73mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-7.16"
(-181.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
34.96"
(887.98mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-7.98"
(-202.70mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
55.66"
(1,413.76mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-8.89"
(-225.81mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2003
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
80.26"
(2,038.60mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2004
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
115.42"
(2,931.67mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-13.41"
(-340.61mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1970 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
159.65"
(4,055.11mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-12.12"
(-307.85mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
205.03"
(5,207.76mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-9.71"
(-246.64mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/