Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1987
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1983 1957
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1898
Jul–Aug 1987
2-Month
5.99"
(152.15mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
-2.92"
(-74.16mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1958
Ties: 1993
Jun–Aug 1987
3-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
13.28"
(337.31mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1958
May–Aug 1987
4-Month
12.73"
(323.34mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2003
Apr–Aug 1987
5-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1901
Mar–Aug 1987
6-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
-4.61"
(-117.10mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1996
Feb–Aug 1987
7-Month
23.02"
(584.71mm)
28.36"
(720.34mm)
-5.34"
(-135.63mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Jan–Aug 1987
8-Month
26.32"
(668.53mm)
31.99"
(812.55mm)
-5.67"
(-144.02mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1996
Dec 1986–Aug 1987
9-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1994
Nov 1986–Aug 1987
10-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
38.49"
(977.65mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1994
Ties: 1995
Oct 1986–Aug 1987
11-Month
38.62"
(980.95mm)
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2003
Ties: 1942
Sep 1986–Aug 1987
12-Month
42.14"
(1,070.36mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1994
Mar 1986–Aug 1987
18-Month
63.11"
(1,602.99mm)
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
-6.76"
(-171.71mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Sep 1985–Aug 1987
24-Month
85.81"
(2,179.57mm)
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1983 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2004
Sep 1984–Aug 1987
36-Month
128.40"
(3,261.36mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-5.62"
(-142.75mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1983 1966
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1959
Sep 1983–Aug 1987
48-Month
175.67"
(4,462.02mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1986 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 2019
Sep 1982–Aug 1987
60-Month
216.38"
(5,496.05mm)
223.40"
(5,674.36mm)
-7.02"
(-178.31mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1985 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1905

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 18, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/