Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
0.07"
(1.78mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1957
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1898
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
8.92"
(226.57mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
0.01"
(0.26mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1958
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
15.31"
(388.87mm)
13.28"
(337.31mm)
2.03"
(51.56mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1958
Ties: 1906
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
19.48"
(494.79mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Ties: 1990
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
25.21"
(640.33mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1901
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
27.96"
(710.18mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
2.72"
(69.08mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1996
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
28.36"
(720.34mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
37.90"
(962.66mm)
31.99"
(812.55mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1996
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
4.38"
(111.26mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
38.49"
(977.65mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
51.44"
(1,306.58mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
73.84"
(1,875.54mm)
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
3.97"
(100.84mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
96.02"
(2,438.91mm)
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
6.72"
(170.69mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2004
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
136.80"
(3,474.72mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
175.13"
(4,448.30mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
216.10"
(5,488.94mm)
223.40"
(5,674.36mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/