Climate at a Glance

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, February 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1989
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1988 1968
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1897
Jan–Feb 1989
2-Month
5.60"
(142.24mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1998
Dec 1988–Feb 1989
3-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
-2.79"
(-70.87mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1986 1981
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1937
Nov 1988–Feb 1989
4-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1981 2002
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2010
Oct 1988–Feb 1989
5-Month
13.16"
(334.26mm)
15.61"
(396.49mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1988–Feb 1989
6-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1985 2002
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Aug 1988–Feb 1989
7-Month
19.71"
(500.63mm)
23.47"
(596.14mm)
-3.76"
(-95.51mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Jul 1988–Feb 1989
8-Month
24.29"
(616.97mm)
27.98"
(710.69mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Ties: 2009
Jun 1988–Feb 1989
9-Month
26.69"
(677.93mm)
31.95"
(811.53mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
May 1988–Feb 1989
10-Month
31.24"
(793.50mm)
35.78"
(908.81mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Apr 1988–Feb 1989
11-Month
34.07"
(865.38mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar 1988–Feb 1989
12-Month
35.94"
(912.88mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
-6.97"
(-177.03mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Sep 1987–Feb 1989
18-Month
56.22"
(1,427.99mm)
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
-5.79"
(-147.06mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2004
Mar 1987–Feb 1989
24-Month
78.08"
(1,983.23mm)
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
-7.76"
(-197.11mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1982 1932
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar 1986–Feb 1989
36-Month
116.29"
(2,953.77mm)
128.87"
(3,273.30mm)
-12.58"
(-319.53mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2005
Mar 1985–Feb 1989
48-Month
158.69"
(4,030.73mm)
171.82"
(4,364.23mm)
-13.13"
(-333.50mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019
Mar 1984–Feb 1989
60-Month
203.22"
(5,161.79mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
-11.45"
(-290.83mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/