Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
3.03"
(76.96mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-1.12"
(-28.45mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1996
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
8.74"
(222.00mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.86"
(21.85mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1901
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
10.93"
(277.62mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
13.32"
(338.33mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2018
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
16.62"
(422.15mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1994
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
20.26"
(514.60mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1994
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
26.09"
(662.69mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1994
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
28.92"
(734.57mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1994
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
1.03"
(26.17mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
36.18"
(918.97mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
41.70"
(1,059.18mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
45.10"
(1,145.54mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
61.73"
(1,567.94mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
88.01"
(2,235.45mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-1.28"
(-32.52mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1986 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
131.68"
(3,344.67mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
176.15"
(4,474.21mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2019
Ties: 2009
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
220.90"
(5,610.86mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
-2.51"
(-63.75mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1969
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/