Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1996
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1901
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
13.15"
(334.01mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
18.35"
(466.09mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1994
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
20.90"
(530.86mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1994
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-2.66"
(-67.56mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1994
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
1.71"
(43.44mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1994
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
32.00"
(812.80mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
38.41"
(975.61mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
42.77"
(1,086.36mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
47.68"
(1,211.07mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
73.20"
(1,859.28mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
92.91"
(2,359.91mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
141.43"
(3,592.32mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
7.41"
(188.21mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
189.94"
(4,824.48mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
11.21"
(284.74mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1937 1969
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 2019
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
228.90"
(5,814.06mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
5.49"
(139.45mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 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/