Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of September 2019. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1939

View Period (Months):All1234567891011121824364860
Download: xml csv json
  • Record Driest
  • Bottom 1/10
  • Bottom 1/3
  • Normal
  • Top 1/3
  • Top 1/10
  • Record Wettest
Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1939
1-Month
1.66"
(42.16mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1911 1911
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1996
Apr–May 1939
2-Month
6.67"
(169.42mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1901
Mar–May 1939
3-Month
10.91"
(277.11mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–May 1939
4-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
Jan–May 1939
5-Month
20.50"
(520.70mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
1.79"
(45.47mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1994
Dec 1938–May 1939
6-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1994
Nov 1938–May 1939
7-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1994
Ties: 1956
Oct 1938–May 1939
8-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1994
Sep 1938–May 1939
9-Month
31.07"
(789.18mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Aug 1938–May 1939
10-Month
34.05"
(864.87mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1938–May 1939
11-Month
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1938–May 1939
12-Month
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1937–May 1939
18-Month
66.45"
(1,687.83mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1937–May 1939
24-Month
93.23"
(2,368.04mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1936–May 1939
36-Month
138.46"
(3,516.88mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
4.44"
(112.77mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1935–May 1939
48-Month
186.98"
(4,749.29mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1937 1969
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1934–May 1939
60-Month
235.49"
(5,981.45mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
12.08"
(306.84mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1938 1969
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/