Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
5.36"
(136.14mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
2.14"
(54.35mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2009
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
11.44"
(290.58mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
5.38"
(136.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
16.52"
(419.61mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2009 2009
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
24.48"
(621.79mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
11.75"
(298.45mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 2001
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
30.29"
(769.37mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
13.21"
(335.54mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
35.68"
(906.27mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
14.07"
(357.38mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
41.64"
(1,057.66mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
16.05"
(407.67mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
19.49"
(495.04mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
53.34"
(1,354.84mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
20.55"
(521.97mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
56.51"
(1,435.35mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
19.94"
(506.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
60.86"
(1,545.84mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
21.27"
(540.25mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
63.53"
(1,613.66mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
20.59"
(522.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
81.32"
(2,065.53mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
16.77"
(425.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
105.09"
(2,669.29mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
19.21"
(487.94mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2004
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
150.50"
(3,822.70mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
21.67"
(550.42mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2004
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
200.26"
(5,086.60mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
28.49"
(723.64mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
244.01"
(6,197.85mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
29.27"
(743.45mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/