Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1998
1-Month
5.15"
(130.81mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1997 1911
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Ties: 2011
Apr–May 1998
2-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Ties: 1929
Mar–May 1998
3-Month
14.23"
(361.44mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
2.27"
(57.66mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–May 1998
4-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
3.55"
(90.17mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–May 1998
5-Month
23.56"
(598.42mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1994
Dec 1997–May 1998
6-Month
26.36"
(669.54mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
4.23"
(107.44mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1994
Nov 1997–May 1998
7-Month
30.15"
(765.81mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1994
Oct 1997–May 1998
8-Month
31.43"
(798.32mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1994
Sep 1997–May 1998
9-Month
34.41"
(874.01mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–May 1998
10-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–May 1998
11-Month
42.92"
(1,090.17mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–May 1998
12-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
2.56"
(65.02mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Dec 1996–May 1998
18-Month
68.46"
(1,738.88mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1993 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1996–May 1998
24-Month
97.79"
(2,483.87mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
8.50"
(215.90mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1995–May 1998
36-Month
149.48"
(3,796.79mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
15.46"
(392.68mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1994–May 1998
48-Month
191.07"
(4,853.18mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1969
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1993–May 1998
60-Month
244.12"
(6,200.65mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
20.71"
(526.04mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1969
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/