Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 2020
1-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1901
Jul–Aug 2020
2-Month
12.26"
(311.40mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1906
Jun–Aug 2020
3-Month
17.38"
(441.45mm)
12.86"
(326.64mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1906
May–Aug 2020
4-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
16.69"
(423.93mm)
5.56"
(141.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Apr–Aug 2020
5-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
20.06"
(509.52mm)
8.16"
(207.27mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Mar–Aug 2020
6-Month
31.13"
(790.70mm)
23.84"
(605.54mm)
7.29"
(185.16mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1901
Feb–Aug 2020
7-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
9.28"
(235.72mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2003
Jan–Aug 2020
8-Month
39.67"
(1,007.62mm)
30.21"
(767.33mm)
9.46"
(240.29mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Dec 2019–Aug 2020
9-Month
43.05"
(1,093.47mm)
33.43"
(849.12mm)
9.62"
(244.35mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Nov 2019–Aug 2020
10-Month
45.53"
(1,156.46mm)
36.29"
(921.77mm)
9.24"
(234.69mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Oct 2019–Aug 2020
11-Month
51.16"
(1,299.46mm)
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Sep 2019–Aug 2020
12-Month
52.10"
(1,323.34mm)
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
9.12"
(231.65mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 2002
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2003
Mar 2019–Aug 2020
18-Month
76.92"
(1,953.77mm)
66.75"
(1,695.45mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2018–Aug 2020
24-Month
110.15"
(2,797.81mm)
85.85"
(2,180.59mm)
24.30"
(617.22mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 2002
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2004
Sep 2017–Aug 2020
36-Month
158.20"
(4,018.28mm)
128.86"
(3,273.04mm)
29.34"
(745.24mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1932
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2016–Aug 2020
48-Month
204.13"
(5,184.90mm)
171.78"
(4,363.21mm)
32.35"
(821.69mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Sep 2015–Aug 2020
60-Month
255.62"
(6,492.75mm)
214.67"
(5,452.62mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/