Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1979
1-Month
5.43"
(137.92mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1957
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1898
Jul–Aug 1979
2-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
1.98"
(50.30mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1958
Jun–Aug 1979
3-Month
15.49"
(393.45mm)
13.28"
(337.31mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1958
May–Aug 1979
4-Month
20.52"
(521.21mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Apr–Aug 1979
5-Month
24.30"
(617.22mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1901
Ties: 2015
Mar–Aug 1979
6-Month
26.99"
(685.55mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
1.75"
(44.45mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Feb–Aug 1979
7-Month
31.05"
(788.67mm)
28.36"
(720.34mm)
2.69"
(68.33mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jan–Aug 1979
8-Month
37.30"
(947.42mm)
31.99"
(812.55mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1996
Dec 1978–Aug 1979
9-Month
44.40"
(1,127.76mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
8.99"
(228.35mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Nov 1978–Aug 1979
10-Month
47.15"
(1,197.61mm)
38.49"
(977.65mm)
8.66"
(219.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Oct 1978–Aug 1979
11-Month
49.59"
(1,259.59mm)
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
8.13"
(206.51mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1907 2003
Sep 1978–Aug 1979
12-Month
51.38"
(1,305.05mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
6.69"
(169.92mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1994
Mar 1978–Aug 1979
18-Month
77.87"
(1,977.90mm)
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Sep 1977–Aug 1979
24-Month
98.87"
(2,511.30mm)
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
9.57"
(243.08mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2004
Sep 1976–Aug 1979
36-Month
141.99"
(3,606.55mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
7.97"
(202.44mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Sep 1975–Aug 1979
48-Month
182.60"
(4,638.04mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1979
60-Month
231.28"
(5,874.51mm)
223.40"
(5,674.36mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1966
38th 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 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/