Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2017 1937
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
6.91"
(175.51mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1937
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
9.39"
(238.51mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 2001
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Ties: 1943
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
15.96"
(405.38mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
19.39"
(492.51mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
23.90"
(607.06mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
33.31"
(846.07mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
37.47"
(951.74mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
40.78"
(1,035.81mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
46.01"
(1,168.65mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
3.07"
(77.97mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1923
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
79.82"
(2,027.43mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
16.50"
(419.10mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
110.39"
(2,803.91mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
24.48"
(621.80mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1932
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2005
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
150.66"
(3,826.76mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
21.77"
(552.95mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2005
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
197.10"
(5,006.34mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
25.23"
(640.84mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
247.20"
(6,278.88mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
32.46"
(824.48mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 11, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/