Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
2.80"
(71.12mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-0.42"
(-10.67mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2009
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
0.41"
(10.42mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1934 2009
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
7.77"
(197.36mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1933 1965
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1933 2001
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
14.39"
(365.51mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1933 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
21.74"
(552.20mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1902
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
28.48"
(723.39mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
2.89"
(73.40mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
35.39"
(898.91mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
1.99"
(50.54mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
40.26"
(1,022.60mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
42.98"
(1,091.69mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1933 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
5.12"
(130.05mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2003
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
96.45"
(2,449.83mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2004
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
141.23"
(3,587.24mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
12.40"
(314.96mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1936 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
188.58"
(4,789.93mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
16.81"
(426.97mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
234.10"
(5,946.14mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
19.36"
(491.74mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
9th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 4, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/