Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, March 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
March 1997
1-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
0.54"
(13.72mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 2006
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Feb–Mar 1997
2-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
6.80"
(172.72mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1996 2006
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Jan–Mar 1997
3-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1995 2006
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1998
Dec 1996–Mar 1997
4-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
13.38"
(339.85mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Nov 1996–Mar 1997
5-Month
18.31"
(465.07mm)
16.24"
(412.50mm)
2.07"
(52.57mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1981
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Ties: 1996
Oct 1996–Mar 1997
6-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
19.39"
(492.51mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2010
Sep 1996–Mar 1997
7-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
22.92"
(582.17mm)
6.96"
(176.78mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Aug 1996–Mar 1997
8-Month
35.31"
(896.87mm)
27.25"
(692.15mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1996–Mar 1997
9-Month
40.80"
(1,036.32mm)
31.76"
(806.70mm)
9.04"
(229.62mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1996–Mar 1997
10-Month
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
35.73"
(907.54mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1996–Mar 1997
11-Month
50.46"
(1,281.68mm)
39.56"
(1,004.82mm)
10.90"
(276.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1996–Mar 1997
12-Month
53.27"
(1,353.06mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
10.36"
(263.15mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Oct 1995–Mar 1997
18-Month
77.45"
(1,967.23mm)
62.32"
(1,582.93mm)
15.13"
(384.30mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2021
Apr 1995–Mar 1997
24-Month
100.36"
(2,549.14mm)
85.81"
(2,179.57mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Apr 1994–Mar 1997
36-Month
138.54"
(3,518.92mm)
128.85"
(3,272.79mm)
9.69"
(246.13mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2021
Apr 1993–Mar 1997
48-Month
186.43"
(4,735.32mm)
171.80"
(4,363.72mm)
14.63"
(371.60mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021
Apr 1992–Mar 1997
60-Month
235.23"
(5,974.84mm)
214.65"
(5,452.11mm)
20.58"
(522.73mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1996 1968
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/