Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
1.51"
(38.35mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
5.02"
(127.51mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1920
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
9.69"
(246.13mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
-6.64"
(-168.65mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
-8.53"
(-216.66mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-6.89"
(-175.00mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
24.14"
(613.16mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
25.80"
(655.32mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
-7.92"
(-201.17mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
30.81"
(782.57mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-6.60"
(-167.64mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
35.05"
(890.27mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
40.89"
(1,038.61mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
-3.74"
(-94.99mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
58.19"
(1,478.03mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
-6.91"
(-175.51mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
85.66"
(2,175.76mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
-3.66"
(-92.97mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1932 1932
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
130.22"
(3,307.59mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1933 1967
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Ties: 1943
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
177.38"
(4,505.45mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1934 1967
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
229.66"
(5,833.36mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1935 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

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