Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 2016

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2016
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2014 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Ties: 1931, 2014
Nov–Dec 2016
2-Month
4.58"
(116.33mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2012 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Oct–Dec 2016
3-Month
8.10"
(205.74mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2012 1965
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2009
Sep–Dec 2016
4-Month
13.37"
(339.60mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2014 2001
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Aug–Dec 2016
5-Month
16.60"
(421.64mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jul–Dec 2016
6-Month
21.42"
(544.07mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jun–Dec 2016
7-Month
26.46"
(672.08mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
May–Dec 2016
8-Month
33.38"
(847.85mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
3.96"
(100.58mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Apr–Dec 2016
9-Month
35.72"
(907.29mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Mar–Dec 2016
10-Month
37.77"
(959.36mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Feb–Dec 2016
11-Month
42.48"
(1,078.99mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Ties: 2019
Jan–Dec 2016
12-Month
45.41"
(1,153.41mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jul 2015–Dec 2016
18-Month
72.56"
(1,843.02mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
8.01"
(203.45mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2015 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2003
Jan 2015–Dec 2016
24-Month
95.17"
(2,417.32mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
9.29"
(235.97mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2015 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2004
Jan 2014–Dec 2016
36-Month
138.92"
(3,528.57mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
10.09"
(256.29mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2014 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020
Jan 2013–Dec 2016
48-Month
190.29"
(4,833.37mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2015 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2020
Jan 2012–Dec 2016
60-Month
230.34"
(5,850.64mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
15.60"
(396.24mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2014 1967
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/