Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1961

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1961
1-Month
4.94"
(125.48mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
1.72"
(43.69mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2009
Nov–Dec 1961
2-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2009
Oct–Dec 1961
3-Month
12.00"
(304.80mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2009
Sep–Dec 1961
4-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1960 2001
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Aug–Dec 1961
5-Month
19.36"
(491.74mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul–Dec 1961
6-Month
22.79"
(578.87mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2018
Jun–Dec 1961
7-Month
28.23"
(717.04mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
2.64"
(67.05mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1905, 1934
May–Dec 1961
8-Month
32.61"
(828.29mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Apr–Dec 1961
9-Month
36.30"
(922.02mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
3.51"
(89.15mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Mar–Dec 1961
10-Month
40.31"
(1,023.87mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
3.74"
(94.99mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Feb–Dec 1961
11-Month
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
5.71"
(145.03mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jan–Dec 1961
12-Month
47.82"
(1,214.63mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jul 1960–Dec 1961
18-Month
67.76"
(1,721.10mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
3.21"
(81.53mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1960 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Jan 1960–Dec 1961
24-Month
89.40"
(2,270.76mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2004
Jan 1959–Dec 1961
36-Month
131.63"
(3,343.40mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1960 1965
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Jan 1958–Dec 1961
48-Month
177.14"
(4,499.36mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1960 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2020
Jan 1957–Dec 1961
60-Month
222.89"
(5,661.41mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
8.15"
(207.01mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1960 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 29, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/