Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
4.96"
(125.98mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1916 1911
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1996
Ties: 1945
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
8.20"
(208.28mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1901
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
15.40"
(391.16mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
3.44"
(87.38mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2011
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
18.79"
(477.27mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2018
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
23.31"
(592.07mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
4.60"
(116.84mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1994
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
26.88"
(682.75mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 1994
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
3.43"
(87.12mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
31.18"
(791.97mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
3.00"
(76.20mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1994
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
35.07"
(890.78mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
3.66"
(92.97mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
39.98"
(1,015.49mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
4.41"
(112.01mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
44.09"
(1,119.89mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
49.67"
(1,261.62mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
5.02"
(127.51mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
75.50"
(1,917.70mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
100.11"
(2,542.79mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
10.82"
(274.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
140.55"
(3,569.97mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1916 1966
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
185.79"
(4,719.07mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
7.06"
(179.33mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1916 1969
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
233.53"
(5,931.66mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
10.12"
(257.05mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1915 1969
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/