Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1946 1957
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1898
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
9.66"
(245.36mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1958
Ties: 1911
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
14.59"
(370.59mm)
13.28"
(337.31mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1958
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
1.57"
(39.87mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2003
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
25.03"
(635.76mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1901
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
29.34"
(745.24mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1996
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
33.05"
(839.47mm)
28.36"
(720.34mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
36.15"
(918.21mm)
31.99"
(812.55mm)
4.16"
(105.66mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1996
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
2.14"
(54.36mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
40.70"
(1,033.78mm)
38.49"
(977.65mm)
2.21"
(56.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1994
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
42.34"
(1,075.44mm)
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
0.88"
(22.36mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2003
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
45.97"
(1,167.64mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
1.28"
(32.51mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
66.93"
(1,700.02mm)
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
-2.94"
(-74.68mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
82.42"
(2,093.47mm)
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
-6.88"
(-174.75mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2004
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
126.35"
(3,209.29mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-7.67"
(-194.82mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
173.99"
(4,419.35mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
-4.73"
(-120.14mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1947 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
211.37"
(5,368.80mm)
223.40"
(5,674.36mm)
-12.03"
(-305.56mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1944 1966
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/