Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
6.89"
(175.01mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1937
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1937
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
14.12"
(358.65mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
4.68"
(118.87mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2010
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 2001
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1978
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
19.77"
(502.16mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
21.94"
(557.28mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
26.45"
(671.83mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
31.82"
(808.23mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
35.12"
(892.05mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
-0.99"
(-25.14mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
39.44"
(1,001.78mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
42.31"
(1,074.67mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
70.43"
(1,788.92mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
7.11"
(180.59mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
94.93"
(2,411.22mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
9.02"
(229.11mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1932
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2005
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
140.12"
(3,559.05mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
11.23"
(285.24mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2021
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
186.35"
(4,733.29mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2021
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
231.75"
(5,886.45mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
17.01"
(432.05mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on December 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/