Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
2.44"
(61.98mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1974 1963
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1976
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
4.23"
(107.44mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1963 1897
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
9.34"
(237.24mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1967 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1974 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
19.92"
(505.97mm)
19.49"
(495.05mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1973 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
24.51"
(622.55mm)
23.64"
(600.46mm)
0.87"
(22.09mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
27.68"
(703.07mm)
27.36"
(694.94mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1916, 2014
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
30.72"
(780.29mm)
31.45"
(798.83mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1943, 2014
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
31.68"
(804.67mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Ties: 1986
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
37.55"
(953.77mm)
38.20"
(970.28mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2018
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
-0.38"
(-9.66mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
68.45"
(1,738.63mm)
68.29"
(1,734.57mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1977 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2004
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
82.71"
(2,100.83mm)
89.31"
(2,268.47mm)
-6.60"
(-167.64mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2004
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
126.57"
(3,214.88mm)
134.00"
(3,403.60mm)
-7.43"
(-188.72mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
178.64"
(4,537.46mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
227.84"
(5,787.14mm)
223.43"
(5,675.12mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2020, retrieved on August 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/