Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
3.75"
(95.25mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
0.12"
(3.05mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
5.81"
(147.57mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
9.85"
(250.19mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1938 1940
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1920
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
14.32"
(363.73mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
23.25"
(590.55mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-1.96"
(-49.78mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
28.80"
(731.52mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
34.75"
(882.65mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
37.81"
(960.37mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
0.40"
(10.16mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
41.95"
(1,065.53mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
0.44"
(11.18mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
0.14"
(3.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
67.21"
(1,707.13mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
89.33"
(2,268.98mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
0.01"
(0.25mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1932 1932
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
136.49"
(3,466.85mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
188.77"
(4,794.76mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
230.40"
(5,852.16mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/