Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1947
1-Month
1.30"
(33.02mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-1.92"
(-48.77mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1937 1965
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2009
Ties: 1971
Nov–Dec 1947
2-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Oct–Dec 1947
3-Month
9.07"
(230.38mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1946 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2009
Sep–Dec 1947
4-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
0.95"
(24.13mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1946 2001
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Aug–Dec 1947
5-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul–Dec 1947
6-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jun–Dec 1947
7-Month
25.85"
(656.59mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
May–Dec 1947
8-Month
29.13"
(739.90mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Apr–Dec 1947
9-Month
31.80"
(807.72mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Mar–Dec 1947
10-Month
34.23"
(869.44mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Feb–Dec 1947
11-Month
35.78"
(908.81mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-3.81"
(-96.78mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1943 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jan–Dec 1947
12-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul 1946–Dec 1947
18-Month
59.50"
(1,511.30mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-5.05"
(-128.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2003
Jan 1946–Dec 1947
24-Month
80.84"
(2,053.34mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
-5.04"
(-128.01mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2004
Jan 1945–Dec 1947
36-Month
128.71"
(3,269.23mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1943 1965
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020
Jan 1944–Dec 1947
48-Month
174.79"
(4,439.67mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1946 1966
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2020
Jan 1943–Dec 1947
60-Month
211.02"
(5,359.91mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1945 1967
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 5, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/