Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
2.19"
(55.63mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1989 1981
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1937
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
6.29"
(159.77mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 1937
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
11.09"
(281.69mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1981
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2010
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
16.83"
(427.48mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
4.24"
(107.69mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 2001
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1978
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
23.30"
(591.82mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
27.27"
(692.66mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
29.81"
(757.17mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
33.33"
(846.58mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
40.92"
(1,039.37mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1985
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
54.61"
(1,387.09mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
-8.71"
(-221.24mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2004
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
77.42"
(1,966.47mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
-8.49"
(-215.64mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 2002 1932
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2005
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
116.77"
(2,965.96mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
-12.12"
(-307.85mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2005
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
157.75"
(4,006.85mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
-14.12"
(-358.65mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-12.95"
(-328.93mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/