Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1899
1-Month
4.91"
(124.71mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1898 1911
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Apr–May 1899
2-Month
7.09"
(180.09mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1901
Mar–May 1899
3-Month
12.94"
(328.68mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
0.98"
(24.90mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2011
Feb–May 1899
4-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2018
Jan–May 1899
5-Month
21.41"
(543.81mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Dec 1898–May 1899
6-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1994
Nov 1898–May 1899
7-Month
27.05"
(687.07mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1994
Ties: 1912
Oct 1898–May 1899
8-Month
31.88"
(809.75mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1994
Sep 1898–May 1899
9-Month
34.62"
(879.35mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1898–May 1899
10-Month
41.86"
(1,063.24mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
6.29"
(159.76mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1898 1941
10th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 1916
Jul 1898–May 1899
11-Month
46.23"
(1,174.24mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
5.94"
(150.87mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1898–May 1899
12-Month
49.53"
(1,258.06mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2012
Dec 1897–May 1899
18-Month
74.10"
(1,882.14mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
7.34"
(186.44mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
17th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1897–May 1899
24-Month
94.48"
(2,399.79mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
5.19"
(131.82mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1899
36-Month
142.70"
(3,624.58mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1898 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1899
48-Month
176.88"
(4,492.75mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1969
71st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

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