Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
3.13"
(79.50mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1991 1957
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1898
Ties: 1965
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
6.21"
(157.73mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
-2.70"
(-68.58mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1993 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1958
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
13.28"
(337.31mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1958
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
17.44"
(442.98mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
24.84"
(630.94mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
3.68"
(93.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1901
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
28.87"
(733.30mm)
25.24"
(641.10mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
33.27"
(845.06mm)
28.36"
(720.34mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
38.20"
(970.28mm)
31.99"
(812.55mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1996
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
35.41"
(899.41mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1994
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
44.79"
(1,137.67mm)
38.49"
(977.65mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1994
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
46.07"
(1,170.18mm)
41.46"
(1,053.08mm)
4.61"
(117.10mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2003
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
49.05"
(1,245.87mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
4.36"
(110.74mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1994
Ties: 2013
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
75.26"
(1,911.60mm)
69.87"
(1,774.70mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
96.59"
(2,453.39mm)
89.30"
(2,268.22mm)
7.29"
(185.17mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
151.89"
(3,858.01mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
17.87"
(453.90mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2019
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
190.88"
(4,848.35mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
12.16"
(308.86mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1996 1966
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
249.03"
(6,325.36mm)
223.40"
(5,674.36mm)
25.63"
(651.00mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1997 1966
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/