Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
1.11"
(28.19mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
-2.11"
(-53.60mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1985 1965
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2009
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
-3.59"
(-91.18mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
124th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2009
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
6.97"
(177.04mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2001 1965
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2009
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
9.00"
(228.60mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 2001 2001
114th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
13.66"
(346.96mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
Ties: 1994
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
17.79"
(451.87mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
-3.82"
(-97.02mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
21.20"
(538.48mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
-4.39"
(-111.51mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 2007 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
33.57"
(852.68mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
36.74"
(933.20mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
Ties: 1927
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
37.60"
(955.04mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2010 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
41.56"
(1,055.62mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
-1.38"
(-35.06mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 2012 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2018
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
62.98"
(1,599.69mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2008 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2003
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
86.97"
(2,209.04mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
1.09"
(27.69mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2008 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2004
Ties: 1913
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
136.73"
(3,472.94mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2014 1965
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
180.48"
(4,584.19mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
8.71"
(221.23mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2010 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2020
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
231.85"
(5,888.99mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
17.11"
(434.59mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1967
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020

Citing This Page

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