Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2002
1-Month
4.10"
(104.14mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Nov–Dec 2002
2-Month
8.90"
(226.06mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
2.84"
(72.14mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2009
Oct–Dec 2002
3-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
5.46"
(138.69mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Sep–Dec 2002
4-Month
18.13"
(460.50mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
5.40"
(137.16mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Dec 2002
5-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Dec 2002
6-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Dec 2002
7-Month
27.62"
(701.55mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1929
May–Dec 2002
8-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Dec 2002
9-Month
34.34"
(872.24mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Dec 2002
10-Month
38.73"
(983.74mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Feb–Dec 2002
11-Month
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Dec 2002
12-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2018
Jul 2001–Dec 2002
18-Month
57.63"
(1,463.80mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2003
Jan 2001–Dec 2002
24-Month
77.50"
(1,968.50mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-8.38"
(-212.85mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2004
Jan 2000–Dec 2002
36-Month
117.83"
(2,992.88mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-11.00"
(-279.40mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1988 1965
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Jan 1999–Dec 2002
48-Month
160.55"
(4,077.97mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
-11.22"
(-284.99mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020
Jan 1998–Dec 2002
60-Month
206.49"
(5,244.85mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-8.25"
(-209.55mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 2001 1967
99th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2021, retrieved on November 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/