Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of April 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1989

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1989
1-Month
2.12"
(53.85mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-1.10"
(-27.94mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2009
Nov–Dec 1989
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2009
Oct–Dec 1989
3-Month
9.42"
(239.27mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2009
Sep–Dec 1989
4-Month
15.37"
(390.40mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1988 2001
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Ties: 1971
Aug–Dec 1989
5-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
2.76"
(70.11mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jul–Dec 1989
6-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
4.24"
(107.70mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jun–Dec 1989
7-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
May–Dec 1989
8-Month
38.24"
(971.30mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–Dec 1989
9-Month
42.17"
(1,071.12mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Mar–Dec 1989
10-Month
46.91"
(1,191.51mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
10.34"
(262.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Feb–Dec 1989
11-Month
50.41"
(1,280.41mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
10.82"
(274.82mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan–Dec 1989
12-Month
52.51"
(1,333.75mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
9.57"
(243.07mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jul 1988–Dec 1989
18-Month
71.20"
(1,808.48mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Jan 1988–Dec 1989
24-Month
87.47"
(2,221.74mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2004
Jan 1987–Dec 1989
36-Month
132.77"
(3,372.36mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2020
Jan 1986–Dec 1989
48-Month
167.93"
(4,265.42mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jan 1985–Dec 1989
60-Month
212.16"
(5,388.86mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-2.58"
(-65.54mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1967
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 16, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/