Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1988
1-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1987 1911
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1996
Apr–May 1988
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1986 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1901
Mar–May 1988
3-Month
9.24"
(234.70mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-2.72"
(-69.08mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2011
Ties: 1925
Feb–May 1988
4-Month
11.64"
(295.66mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-3.44"
(-87.37mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2018
Jan–May 1988
5-Month
13.93"
(353.82mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1994
Dec 1987–May 1988
6-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-4.58"
(-116.33mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1994
Nov 1987–May 1988
7-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-4.79"
(-121.67mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1994
Oct 1987–May 1988
8-Month
21.87"
(555.50mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
-6.31"
(-160.27mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1994
Sep 1987–May 1988
9-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
-4.94"
(-125.47mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Aug 1987–May 1988
10-Month
29.83"
(757.68mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jul 1987–May 1988
11-Month
32.46"
(824.48mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-7.83"
(-198.89mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1987–May 1988
12-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-8.48"
(-215.39mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Dec 1986–May 1988
18-Month
56.43"
(1,433.32mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-10.33"
(-262.38mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1986–May 1988
24-Month
81.27"
(2,064.26mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-8.02"
(-203.71mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1985–May 1988
36-Month
124.18"
(3,154.17mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-9.84"
(-249.94mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1984–May 1988
48-Month
167.85"
(4,263.39mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-10.88"
(-276.35mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019
Jun 1983–May 1988
60-Month
212.32"
(5,392.93mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
-11.09"
(-281.68mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/