Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2003
1-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Ties: 1978
Nov–Dec 2003
2-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2009
Ties: 1986
Oct–Dec 2003
3-Month
11.18"
(283.97mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2009
Sep–Dec 2003
4-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2002 2001
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1979
Aug–Dec 2003
5-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Ties: 1942
Jul–Dec 2003
6-Month
30.77"
(781.56mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
9.16"
(232.67mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Dec 2003
7-Month
37.26"
(946.40mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
11.67"
(296.41mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 2003
8-Month
44.48"
(1,129.79mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
15.06"
(382.52mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 2003
9-Month
49.27"
(1,251.46mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
16.48"
(418.59mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Dec 2003
10-Month
53.60"
(1,361.44mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
17.03"
(432.56mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Feb–Dec 2003
11-Month
59.70"
(1,516.38mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 2003
12-Month
61.89"
(1,572.01mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
18.95"
(481.33mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 2002–Dec 2003
18-Month
86.97"
(2,209.04mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
22.42"
(569.47mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2002 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2003
Jan 2002–Dec 2003
24-Month
104.51"
(2,654.55mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
18.63"
(473.20mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2004
Jan 2001–Dec 2003
36-Month
139.39"
(3,540.51mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
10.56"
(268.23mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2002 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Jan 2000–Dec 2003
48-Month
179.72"
(4,564.89mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2002 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Jan 1999–Dec 2003
60-Month
222.44"
(5,649.98mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
7.70"
(195.58mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2002 1967
35th 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 29, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/