Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1997

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1997
1-Month
2.76"
(70.10mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Nov–Dec 1997
2-Month
7.23"
(183.64mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Oct–Dec 1997
3-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1994 1965
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Sep–Dec 1997
4-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1994 2001
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1986
Aug–Dec 1997
5-Month
15.05"
(382.27mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1994 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Dec 1997
6-Month
19.56"
(496.82mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Dec 1997
7-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-2.57"
(-65.28mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
May–Dec 1997
8-Month
24.93"
(633.22mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-4.49"
(-114.05mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Dec 1997
9-Month
28.23"
(717.04mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-4.56"
(-115.83mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Dec 1997
10-Month
32.55"
(826.77mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Feb–Dec 1997
11-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-4.17"
(-105.92mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 1997
12-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-4.86"
(-123.45mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1988 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1996–Dec 1997
18-Month
69.03"
(1,753.36mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Jan 1996–Dec 1997
24-Month
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2004
Jan 1995–Dec 1997
36-Month
138.28"
(3,512.31mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
9.45"
(240.03mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Jan 1994–Dec 1997
48-Month
183.66"
(4,664.96mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
11.89"
(302.00mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020
Jan 1993–Dec 1997
60-Month
228.63"
(5,807.20mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
13.89"
(352.80mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/