Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1997
1-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1992 1981
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1937
Dec 1996–Jan 1997
2-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1937
Nov 1996–Jan 1997
3-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
1.68"
(42.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1981
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Oct 1996–Jan 1997
4-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
2.22"
(56.38mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1995 2001
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1978
Sep 1996–Jan 1997
5-Month
22.69"
(576.33mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1996–Jan 1997
6-Month
28.12"
(714.25mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1996–Jan 1997
7-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
8.65"
(219.71mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1996–Jan 1997
8-Month
37.93"
(963.42mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1996–Jan 1997
9-Month
43.27"
(1,099.06mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
10.51"
(266.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1996–Jan 1997
10-Month
46.08"
(1,170.43mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
9.97"
(253.24mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1996–Jan 1997
11-Month
49.83"
(1,265.68mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
9.94"
(252.47mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Feb 1996–Jan 1997
12-Month
52.62"
(1,336.55mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2019
Aug 1995–Jan 1997
18-Month
75.39"
(1,914.91mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
12.07"
(306.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2004
Feb 1995–Jan 1997
24-Month
97.81"
(2,484.37mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
11.90"
(302.26mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1932
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2005
Feb 1994–Jan 1997
36-Month
144.04"
(3,658.62mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
15.15"
(384.81mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2005
Feb 1993–Jan 1997
48-Month
189.44"
(4,811.78mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
17.57"
(446.28mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Feb 1992–Jan 1997
60-Month
234.59"
(5,958.59mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
19.85"
(504.19mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/