Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2012
1-Month
3.08"
(78.23mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2010 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Ties: 1987
Nov–Dec 2012
2-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Oct–Dec 2012
3-Month
7.84"
(199.14mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2009
Sep–Dec 2012
4-Month
11.98"
(304.29mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2007 2001
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Aug–Dec 2012
5-Month
16.72"
(424.69mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Ties: 1950
Jul–Dec 2012
6-Month
21.35"
(542.29mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jun–Dec 2012
7-Month
24.20"
(614.68mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2010 1930
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
May–Dec 2012
8-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 2010 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Apr–Dec 2012
9-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2010 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Mar–Dec 2012
10-Month
35.25"
(895.35mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2010 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Feb–Dec 2012
11-Month
37.79"
(959.87mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-1.80"
(-45.72mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2010 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Ties: 1916, 1977
Jan–Dec 2012
12-Month
40.05"
(1,017.27mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2018
Jul 2011–Dec 2012
18-Month
67.45"
(1,713.23mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
2.90"
(73.66mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2003
Jan 2011–Dec 2012
24-Month
88.35"
(2,244.09mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2004
Jan 2010–Dec 2012
36-Month
130.09"
(3,304.29mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2009 1965
61st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Jan 2009–Dec 2012
48-Month
181.34"
(4,606.04mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2020
Jan 2008–Dec 2012
60-Month
221.98"
(5,638.29mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
7.24"
(183.89mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2011 1967
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 22, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/