Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, February 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1998
1-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1968
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1897
Jan–Feb 1998
2-Month
12.88"
(327.15mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
6.51"
(165.35mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1997 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1998
Dec 1997–Feb 1998
3-Month
15.64"
(397.26mm)
9.59"
(243.59mm)
6.05"
(153.67mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1997–Feb 1998
4-Month
20.11"
(510.79mm)
12.46"
(316.48mm)
7.65"
(194.31mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
Oct 1997–Feb 1998
5-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
15.61"
(396.49mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1997–Feb 1998
6-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
19.14"
(486.16mm)
6.62"
(168.14mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1997–Feb 1998
7-Month
27.93"
(709.42mm)
23.47"
(596.14mm)
4.46"
(113.28mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Feb 1998
8-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
27.98"
(710.69mm)
4.46"
(113.29mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Feb 1998
9-Month
35.90"
(911.86mm)
31.95"
(811.53mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Feb 1998
10-Month
37.81"
(960.37mm)
35.78"
(908.81mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1997–Feb 1998
11-Month
41.11"
(1,044.19mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1997–Feb 1998
12-Month
45.43"
(1,153.92mm)
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1996–Feb 1998
18-Month
70.99"
(1,803.15mm)
62.01"
(1,575.05mm)
8.98"
(228.10mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Mar 1996–Feb 1998
24-Month
98.13"
(2,492.50mm)
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
12.29"
(312.16mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1996 1932
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1995–Feb 1998
36-Month
143.95"
(3,656.33mm)
128.87"
(3,273.30mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2005
Mar 1994–Feb 1998
48-Month
187.55"
(4,763.77mm)
171.82"
(4,364.23mm)
15.73"
(399.54mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1993–Feb 1998
60-Month
234.91"
(5,966.71mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
20.24"
(514.09mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1997 1968
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/