Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1901

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1901
1-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1900 1911
20th Wettest Wettest to Date 1996
Apr–May 1901
2-Month
13.43"
(341.12mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
5.55"
(140.97mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1900 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1901
Mar–May 1901
3-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
5.07"
(128.78mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 1901
4-Month
17.95"
(455.93mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2018
Jan–May 1901
5-Month
20.62"
(523.75mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1994
Dec 1900–May 1901
6-Month
22.95"
(582.93mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1994
Nov 1900–May 1901
7-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1994
Oct 1900–May 1901
8-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
2.72"
(69.09mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1994
Sep 1900–May 1901
9-Month
33.09"
(840.49mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
1.68"
(42.68mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1900–May 1901
10-Month
36.01"
(914.65mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jul 1900–May 1901
11-Month
40.34"
(1,024.64mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1900–May 1901
12-Month
45.29"
(1,150.37mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
0.64"
(16.26mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1899–May 1901
18-Month
63.56"
(1,614.42mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1900 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1899–May 1901
24-Month
82.29"
(2,090.17mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-7.00"
(-177.80mm)
23rd Driest Driest to Date 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1898–May 1901
36-Month
131.82"
(3,348.23mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1900 1966
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1897–May 1901
48-Month
176.77"
(4,489.96mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
49th Driest Driest to Date 1969
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2019
Jun 1896–May 1901
60-Month
224.99"
(5,714.75mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
1.58"
(40.14mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1900 1969
65th 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 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/