Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
5.53"
(140.46mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2015 1911
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1996
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
11.77"
(298.96mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
3.89"
(98.81mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1901
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
3.86"
(98.05mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
21.09"
(535.69mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
24.77"
(629.16mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
6.06"
(153.93mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1994
Ties: 1933
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
29.66"
(753.36mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
7.53"
(191.26mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
32.25"
(819.15mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 1994
Ties: 2004
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
37.51"
(952.75mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
9.33"
(236.98mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
38.19"
(970.03mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
6.78"
(172.22mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
42.00"
(1,066.80mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2018 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
46.58"
(1,183.13mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
77.93"
(1,979.42mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
11.17"
(283.72mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
113.06"
(2,871.72mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
23.77"
(603.75mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
163.74"
(4,159.00mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
29.72"
(754.89mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
212.76"
(5,404.10mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
34.03"
(864.36mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
259.88"
(6,600.95mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
36.47"
(926.34mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1969
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/