Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
5.11"
(129.79mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1976 1957
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1898
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
11.74"
(298.20mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
2.83"
(71.89mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
13.28"
(337.31mm)
2.41"
(61.22mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1958
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
20.28"
(515.11mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2003
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
23.45"
(595.63mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1901
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
26.49"
(672.85mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Ties: 1984
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
27.45"
(697.23mm)
28.36"
(720.34mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
33.32"
(846.33mm)
31.99"
(812.55mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
36.10"
(916.94mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
0.69"
(17.53mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
40.08"
(1,018.03mm)
38.49"
(977.65mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
44.58"
(1,132.33mm)
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2003
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
47.49"
(1,206.25mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
71.81"
(1,823.97mm)
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
1.94"
(49.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
90.61"
(2,301.49mm)
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2004
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
131.22"
(3,332.99mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-2.80"
(-71.12mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
179.90"
(4,569.46mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
231.25"
(5,873.75mm)
223.40"
(5,674.36mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/