Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
5.14"
(130.56mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
1.92"
(48.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2009
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
6.06"
(153.92mm)
4.23"
(107.45mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2009
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
15.35"
(389.89mm)
9.18"
(233.17mm)
6.17"
(156.72mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2009
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
12.73"
(323.34mm)
8.93"
(226.82mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 2001
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
29.86"
(758.44mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
12.78"
(324.61mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
33.93"
(861.82mm)
21.61"
(548.89mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
39.06"
(992.12mm)
25.59"
(649.99mm)
13.47"
(342.13mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
43.93"
(1,115.82mm)
29.42"
(747.27mm)
14.51"
(368.55mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
49.91"
(1,267.71mm)
32.79"
(832.87mm)
17.12"
(434.84mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
52.84"
(1,342.14mm)
36.57"
(928.88mm)
16.27"
(413.26mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
57.85"
(1,469.39mm)
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
18.26"
(463.80mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
61.40"
(1,559.56mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
18.46"
(468.88mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
81.77"
(2,076.96mm)
64.55"
(1,639.57mm)
17.22"
(437.39mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2003
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
107.40"
(2,727.96mm)
85.88"
(2,181.35mm)
21.52"
(546.61mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
170.93"
(4,341.62mm)
128.83"
(3,272.28mm)
42.10"
(1,069.34mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
212.49"
(5,397.25mm)
171.77"
(4,362.96mm)
40.72"
(1,034.29mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
257.90"
(6,550.66mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
43.16"
(1,096.26mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1967
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 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/