Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1998
1-Month
3.77"
(95.76mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Nov–Dec 1998
2-Month
4.92"
(124.97mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1994 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Oct–Dec 1998
3-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1994 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2009
Sep–Dec 1998
4-Month
8.23"
(209.04mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-4.50"
(-114.30mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Aug–Dec 1998
5-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-5.94"
(-150.87mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jul–Dec 1998
6-Month
13.29"
(337.57mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-8.32"
(-211.32mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Jun–Dec 1998
7-Month
17.59"
(446.79mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-8.00"
(-203.20mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
May–Dec 1998
8-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-6.53"
(-165.86mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Apr–Dec 1998
9-Month
27.84"
(707.14mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1991 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2018
Mar–Dec 1998
10-Month
33.06"
(839.72mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-3.51"
(-89.16mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Feb–Dec 1998
11-Month
39.05"
(991.87mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 1998
12-Month
45.94"
(1,166.88mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul 1997–Dec 1998
18-Month
65.50"
(1,663.70mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2003
Jan 1997–Dec 1998
24-Month
84.02"
(2,134.11mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1992 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Jan 1996–Dec 1998
36-Month
139.91"
(3,553.71mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
11.08"
(281.43mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2004
Jan 1995–Dec 1998
48-Month
184.22"
(4,679.19mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
12.45"
(316.23mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan 1994–Dec 1998
60-Month
229.60"
(5,831.84mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/