Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1996
1-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2009
Nov–Dec 1996
2-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1993 2009
Oct–Dec 1996
3-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1990 2009
Sep–Dec 1996
4-Month
20.03"
(508.76mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
7.30"
(185.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 2001
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Aug–Dec 1996
5-Month
25.46"
(646.68mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1996
6-Month
30.95"
(786.13mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
9.34"
(237.24mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jun–Dec 1996
7-Month
35.27"
(895.86mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
9.68"
(245.87mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
May–Dec 1996
8-Month
40.61"
(1,031.49mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
11.19"
(284.22mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–Dec 1996
9-Month
43.42"
(1,102.87mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
10.63"
(270.00mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Mar–Dec 1996
10-Month
47.17"
(1,198.12mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
10.60"
(269.24mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Feb–Dec 1996
11-Month
49.96"
(1,268.98mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
10.37"
(263.39mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2018
Jan–Dec 1996
12-Month
55.89"
(1,419.61mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
12.95"
(328.93mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jul 1995–Dec 1996
18-Month
76.32"
(1,938.53mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
11.77"
(298.96mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1995 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2003
Jan 1995–Dec 1996
24-Month
100.20"
(2,545.08mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
14.32"
(363.73mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2004
Jan 1994–Dec 1996
36-Month
145.58"
(3,697.73mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
16.75"
(425.45mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1995 1965
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2020
Jan 1993–Dec 1996
48-Month
190.55"
(4,839.97mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1995 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2020
Jan 1992–Dec 1996
60-Month
234.58"
(5,958.33mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
19.84"
(503.93mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1995 1967
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 26, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/