Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
4.40"
(111.76mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1939 1911
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1996
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1901
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
12.90"
(327.66mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
0.94"
(23.88mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
1.61"
(40.90mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
18.20"
(462.28mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.51"
(-12.95mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
20.66"
(524.76mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Ties: 1990
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
21.71"
(551.43mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-3.49"
(-88.65mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
26.38"
(670.05mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
-5.03"
(-127.76mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
28.66"
(727.96mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
-6.91"
(-175.52mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1942
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
35.01"
(889.25mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-5.28"
(-134.12mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
40.83"
(1,037.08mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
63.39"
(1,610.11mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
86.38"
(2,194.05mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-2.91"
(-73.92mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1932 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
134.06"
(3,405.12mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1933 1966
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
179.29"
(4,553.97mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
227.81"
(5,786.37mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1935 1969
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/