Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1980
1-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
126th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Nov–Dec 1980
2-Month
3.56"
(90.42mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Oct–Dec 1980
3-Month
6.99"
(177.55mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-2.19"
(-55.62mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2009
Sep–Dec 1980
4-Month
9.12"
(231.65mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1965 2001
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Aug–Dec 1980
5-Month
11.49"
(291.85mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-5.59"
(-141.98mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jul–Dec 1980
6-Month
16.15"
(410.21mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-5.46"
(-138.68mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Dec 1980
7-Month
17.72"
(450.09mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
May–Dec 1980
8-Month
21.27"
(540.26mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-8.15"
(-207.01mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Apr–Dec 1980
9-Month
25.55"
(648.97mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
-7.24"
(-183.90mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Ties: 1941
Mar–Dec 1980
10-Month
30.53"
(775.46mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
-6.04"
(-153.42mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Feb–Dec 1980
11-Month
31.76"
(806.70mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-7.83"
(-198.89mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jan–Dec 1980
12-Month
35.92"
(912.37mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jul 1979–Dec 1980
18-Month
63.71"
(1,618.23mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-0.84"
(-21.34mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2003
Jan 1979–Dec 1980
24-Month
91.58"
(2,326.13mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
5.70"
(144.78mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2004
Jan 1978–Dec 1980
36-Month
136.76"
(3,473.70mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
7.93"
(201.42mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1965
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jan 1977–Dec 1980
48-Month
176.51"
(4,483.35mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
4.74"
(120.39mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Jan 1976–Dec 1980
60-Month
217.83"
(5,532.88mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
3.09"
(78.48mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 30, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/