Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1989
1-Month
2.10"
(53.34mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1937
Dec 1988–Jan 1989
2-Month
3.30"
(83.82mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-3.27"
(-83.06mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1937
Nov 1988–Jan 1989
3-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1981
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Oct 1988–Jan 1989
4-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
-2.93"
(-74.43mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1981 2001
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1978
Sep 1988–Jan 1989
5-Month
12.53"
(318.26mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1985 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Aug 1988–Jan 1989
6-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-4.24"
(-107.70mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–Jan 1989
7-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-4.17"
(-105.91mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jun 1988–Jan 1989
8-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1988–Jan 1989
9-Month
27.74"
(704.60mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-5.02"
(-127.50mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr 1988–Jan 1989
10-Month
30.57"
(776.48mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-5.54"
(-140.71mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar 1988–Jan 1989
11-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Feb 1988–Jan 1989
12-Month
34.53"
(877.06mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-8.41"
(-213.62mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Aug 1987–Jan 1989
18-Month
54.88"
(1,393.95mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-8.44"
(-214.38mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2004
Feb 1987–Jan 1989
24-Month
77.28"
(1,962.91mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-8.63"
(-219.20mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1982 1932
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2005
Feb 1986–Jan 1989
36-Month
115.77"
(2,940.56mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-13.12"
(-333.25mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2005
Feb 1985–Jan 1989
48-Month
158.80"
(4,033.52mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
-13.07"
(-331.98mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Feb 1984–Jan 1989
60-Month
204.64"
(5,197.86mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-10.10"
(-256.54mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/