Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
1.09"
(27.69mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1980 1965
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2009
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
9.97"
(253.24mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2009
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
14.10"
(358.14mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1984 1965
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2009
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
16.33"
(414.78mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1984 2001
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
5.80"
(147.32mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
27.69"
(703.33mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
6.08"
(154.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
30.32"
(770.13mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
34.84"
(884.94mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
35.98"
(913.89mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1984 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2018
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
37.67"
(956.82mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
41.28"
(1,048.51mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
44.23"
(1,123.44mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
64.17"
(1,629.92mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2003
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
89.61"
(2,276.09mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2004
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
135.86"
(3,450.84mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
7.03"
(178.56mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1983 1965
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
181.45"
(4,608.83mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1984 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2020
Ties: 1948
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
217.67"
(5,528.82mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1984 1967
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 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/