Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1989
1-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Ties: 2013
Jul–Aug 1989
2-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1906
Jun–Aug 1989
3-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1906
May–Aug 1989
4-Month
22.87"
(580.90mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
6.18"
(156.97mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1906 2003
Apr–Aug 1989
5-Month
26.80"
(680.72mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–Aug 1989
6-Month
31.54"
(801.12mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Feb–Aug 1989
7-Month
35.04"
(890.02mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
8.18"
(207.78mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 2003
Jan–Aug 1989
8-Month
37.14"
(943.36mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
6.93"
(176.03mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Dec 1988–Aug 1989
9-Month
38.34"
(973.84mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Nov 1988–Aug 1989
10-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
6.27"
(159.25mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Oct 1988–Aug 1989
11-Month
44.70"
(1,135.38mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Sep 1988–Aug 1989
12-Month
47.57"
(1,208.28mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Mar 1988–Aug 1989
18-Month
67.48"
(1,713.99mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Sep 1987–Aug 1989
24-Month
87.76"
(2,229.10mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1988 2002
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Sep 1986–Aug 1989
36-Month
130.28"
(3,309.11mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1988 1932
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2005
Sep 1985–Aug 1989
48-Month
168.89"
(4,289.81mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
-2.89"
(-73.40mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Sep 1984–Aug 1989
60-Month
206.07"
(5,234.18mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
-8.60"
(-218.44mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/