Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1978
1-Month
4.59"
(116.59mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Apr–May 1978
2-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Mar–May 1978
3-Month
10.80"
(274.32mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-1.16"
(-29.46mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb–May 1978
4-Month
11.76"
(298.70mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-3.32"
(-84.33mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jan–May 1978
5-Month
17.63"
(447.80mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Dec 1977–May 1978
6-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-1.72"
(-43.69mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Nov 1977–May 1978
7-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Oct 1977–May 1978
8-Month
28.89"
(733.81mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Sep 1977–May 1978
9-Month
31.80"
(807.72mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
0.39"
(9.91mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1977–May 1978
10-Month
37.37"
(949.20mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1977–May 1978
11-Month
41.80"
(1,061.72mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1977–May 1978
12-Month
46.59"
(1,183.39mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1976–May 1978
18-Month
61.59"
(1,564.39mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-5.17"
(-131.31mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1976–May 1978
24-Month
87.31"
(2,217.67mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1975–May 1978
36-Month
128.48"
(3,263.39mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-5.54"
(-140.72mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jun 1974–May 1978
48-Month
179.01"
(4,546.85mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jun 1973–May 1978
60-Month
227.71"
(5,783.83mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
4.30"
(109.22mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/