Average Rainfall for Virginia in September





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during September at cities and other locations around Virginia.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Coastal Virginia in the east, Piedmont or central Virginia, and the Mountains, including the Shenandoah Valley in the northwest and the Appalachian Mountains of southwest Virginia.

Virginia's Mountains

Average monthly precipitation in September
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Abingdon 3.3 84
9 Blacksburg 3.5 88
11 Burkes Garden 3.6 92
10 Galax 4.5 113
10 Harrisonburg 3.7 95
9 Hot Springs 4.1 105
9 Mount Weather 5.3 135
8 Pennington Gap 3.7 94
9 Roanoke 4.1 103
10 Staunton 4.2 107
10 Winchester 4.2 106
11 Wise 3.6 90

Piedmont Virginia

September averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Arlington 3.9 100
10 Charlottesville 5.2 132
9 Danville 4.6 116
8 Fredericksburg 4.5 115
8 John H Kerr Dam 4.1 104
9 Lynchburg 4.0 101
9 Martinsville 5.1 129
8 Petersburg 4.6 118
10 Philpott Lake Dam 4.9 123
9 Richmond 4.6 117

Coastal Virginia

Average amount of rain in September
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Cape Charles 4.2 107
12 Newport News 5.0 126
9 Norfolk 5.4 137
8 North River 5.1 128
8 Painter 4.5 115
10 Suffolk 5.8 147
8 Wallops Island 4.3 110
10 Williamsburg 5.4 137
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Virginia Precipitation
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