Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
3.14"
(79.76mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
8.28"
(210.31mm)
6.57"
(166.88mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1937
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
9.44"
(239.78mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2020 1981
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2010
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
18.49"
(469.65mm)
12.59"
(319.79mm)
5.90"
(149.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 2001
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
24.80"
(629.92mm)
16.12"
(409.45mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1934
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
33.00"
(838.20mm)
20.45"
(519.43mm)
12.55"
(318.77mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
24.96"
(633.98mm)
12.11"
(307.60mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
42.20"
(1,071.88mm)
28.93"
(734.82mm)
13.27"
(337.06mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
47.07"
(1,195.58mm)
32.76"
(832.10mm)
14.31"
(363.48mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
53.05"
(1,347.47mm)
36.11"
(917.19mm)
16.94"
(430.28mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
55.98"
(1,421.89mm)
39.89"
(1,013.21mm)
16.09"
(408.68mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
60.99"
(1,549.15mm)
42.94"
(1,090.68mm)
18.05"
(458.47mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
80.40"
(2,042.16mm)
63.32"
(1,608.33mm)
17.08"
(433.83mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2004
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
107.02"
(2,718.31mm)
85.91"
(2,182.11mm)
21.11"
(536.20mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1932
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2005
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
171.40"
(4,353.56mm)
128.89"
(3,273.81mm)
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
211.67"
(5,376.42mm)
171.87"
(4,365.50mm)
39.80"
(1,010.92mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1934
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2022
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
258.11"
(6,555.99mm)
214.74"
(5,454.40mm)
43.37"
(1,101.59mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/