West Virginia August Precipitation by Year

This page is a list of the average statewide precipitation in the month of August in West Virginia for each year from 1895–2023. It is a statewide average over the entire territory of the state, based on data from the NOAA.
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What Was the Rainiest August in West Virginia History?
1898 was the wettest August in West Virginia history with an average monthly statewide precipitation of 7.24 inches.
What Was the Driest August in West Virginia History?
1957 was the driest August in West Virginia history with an average monthly statewide precipitation of 1.47 inches.
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Year Rank Precipitation (in)
2023 39 4.83
2022 13 5.66
2021 20 5.56
2020 12 5.69
2019 68 3.83
2018 10 5.89
2017 89 3.39
2016 79 3.63
2015 116 2.71
2014 54 4.42
2013 22 5.51
2012 120 2.58
2011 69 3.81
2010 84 3.48
2009 64 4.04
2008 102 3.11
2007 87 3.46
2006 97 3.26
2005 48 4.54
2004 62 4.06
2003 27 5.29
2002 127 1.90
2001 88 3.41
2000 38 4.85
1999 90 3.39
1998 100 3.13
1997 59 4.15
1996 45 4.65
1995 81 3.56
1994 17 5.62
1993 99 3.14
1992 58 4.17
1991 108 2.98
1990 56 4.29
1989 14 5.66
1988 93 3.34
1987 92 3.36
1986 74 3.74
1985 75 3.73
1984 24 5.38
1983 114 2.79
1982 77 3.64
1981 125 1.91
1980 8 5.97
1979 23 5.43
1978 30 5.11
1977 18 5.57
1976 111 2.92
1975 31 5.07
1974 49 4.49
1973 70 3.78
1972 57 4.25
1971 85 3.48
1970 63 4.05
1969 26 5.32
1968 51 4.47
1967 72 3.75
1966 73 3.75
1965 101 3.13
1964 78 3.64
1963 67 3.92
1962 128 1.87
1961 65 3.97
1960 52 4.46
1959 91 3.38
1958 15 5.63
1957 129 1.47
1956 43 4.69
1955 35 4.91
1954 3 6.99
1953 118 2.59
1952 33 4.99
1951 115 2.72
1950 95 3.28
1949 47 4.55
1948 61 4.12
1947 37 4.87
1946 117 2.70
1945 86 3.47
1944 106 3.00
1943 76 3.71
1942 2 7.20
1941 50 4.48
1940 28 5.25
1939 123 2.28
1938 109 2.98
1937 7 6.41
1936 71 3.76
1935 11 5.85
1934 21 5.55
1933 29 5.17
1932 104 3.09
1931 6 6.47
1930 121 2.47
1929 94 3.30
1928 9 5.92
1927 55 4.34
1926 4 6.94
1925 126 1.91
1924 34 4.92
1923 46 4.63
1922 66 3.94
1921 25 5.35
1920 42 4.78
1919 44 4.67
1918 53 4.45
1917 83 3.50
1916 36 4.91
1915 41 4.82
1914 40 4.83
1913 80 3.57
1912 82 3.55
1911 5 6.88
1910 124 2.20
1909 98 3.20
1908 96 3.28
1907 32 5.03
1906 16 5.63
1905 60 4.15
1904 110 2.93
1903 107 3.00
1902 122 2.34
1901 19 5.57
1900 112 2.92
1899 105 3.03
1898 1 7.24
1897 103 3.10
1896 113 2.89
1895 119 2.59