Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
1.65"
(41.91mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1938 1963
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
4.37"
(111.00mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
-1.84"
(-46.73mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1930 1897
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1936
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
14.15"
(359.41mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
-0.97"
(-24.64mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1983
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
20.38"
(517.65mm)
19.49"
(495.05mm)
0.89"
(22.60mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1949, 2014
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
24.78"
(629.41mm)
23.64"
(600.46mm)
1.14"
(28.95mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
29.73"
(755.14mm)
27.36"
(694.94mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
33.28"
(845.31mm)
31.45"
(798.83mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
37.07"
(941.58mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
38.58"
(979.93mm)
38.20"
(970.28mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
41.04"
(1,042.42mm)
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
42.09"
(1,069.09mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
62.87"
(1,596.90mm)
68.29"
(1,734.57mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1931 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2004
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
87.81"
(2,230.37mm)
89.31"
(2,268.47mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2004
Ties: 2006
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
129.30"
(3,284.22mm)
134.00"
(3,403.60mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1932 1932
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
182.41"
(4,633.21mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
3.69"
(93.72mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1934 1966
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
225.78"
(5,734.81mm)
223.43"
(5,675.12mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1934 1969
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/