Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
4.05"
(102.87mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1967 1957
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1898
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1958
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
13.25"
(336.55mm)
13.28"
(337.31mm)
-0.03"
(-0.76mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1958
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2003
Ties: 1911
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-1.12"
(-28.44mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1901
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
23.61"
(599.69mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
-1.63"
(-41.41mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1996
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
26.35"
(669.29mm)
28.36"
(720.34mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
27.89"
(708.41mm)
31.99"
(812.55mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1996
Ties: 1934
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
33.53"
(851.66mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1994
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
35.96"
(913.38mm)
38.49"
(977.65mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1994
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
-3.91"
(-99.31mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2003
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
40.78"
(1,035.81mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
-3.91"
(-99.32mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1994
Ties: 1905
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
63.39"
(1,610.11mm)
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
79.11"
(2,009.39mm)
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
-10.19"
(-258.83mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2004
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
120.08"
(3,050.03mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-13.94"
(-354.08mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1967 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
166.17"
(4,220.72mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
-12.55"
(-318.77mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2019
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
199.64"
(5,070.86mm)
223.40"
(5,674.36mm)
-23.76"
(-603.50mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1969 1966
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/