Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1937
Ties: 1966, 1971, 2019
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1979
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
9.49"
(241.05mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
-0.64"
(-16.25mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1897 1940
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1979
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1920
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
17.06"
(433.32mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
24.30"
(617.22mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
31.97"
(812.04mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
36.79"
(934.47mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
39.99"
(1,015.75mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
2.58"
(65.54mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
45.42"
(1,153.67mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
47.21"
(1,199.13mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
66.49"
(1,688.85mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
94.95"
(2,411.73mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
5.63"
(143.00mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1898 1932
28th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
138.05"
(3,506.47mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1898 1967
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
169.86"
(4,314.44mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
-8.89"
(-225.81mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1967
99th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/