Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1997
1-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Jul–Aug 1997
2-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1906
Jun–Aug 1997
3-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1993 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1906
May–Aug 1997
4-Month
12.05"
(306.07mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
-4.64"
(-117.86mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1993 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Apr–Aug 1997
5-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Mar–Aug 1997
6-Month
19.67"
(499.62mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Feb–Aug 1997
7-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-4.32"
(-109.72mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Jan–Aug 1997
8-Month
25.20"
(640.08mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
-5.01"
(-127.25mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Dec 1996–Aug 1997
9-Month
29.94"
(760.48mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
-3.49"
(-88.64mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Nov 1996–Aug 1997
10-Month
33.66"
(854.96mm)
36.30"
(922.02mm)
-2.64"
(-67.06mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Oct 1996–Aug 1997
11-Month
37.35"
(948.69mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
-2.10"
(-53.34mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Sep 1996–Aug 1997
12-Month
45.23"
(1,148.84mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 2002
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Mar 1996–Aug 1997
18-Month
72.37"
(1,838.20mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Sep 1995–Aug 1997
24-Month
96.07"
(2,440.18mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 2002
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2004
Sep 1994–Aug 1997
36-Month
134.21"
(3,408.93mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
5.35"
(135.89mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1932
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2005
Sep 1993–Aug 1997
48-Month
185.57"
(4,713.48mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
13.79"
(350.27mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1992–Aug 1997
60-Month
229.92"
(5,839.97mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
15.25"
(387.35mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

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