Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1946
1-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1911
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1996
Apr–May 1946
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1942 1930
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1901
Ties: 2014
Mar–May 1946
3-Month
10.87"
(276.10mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–May 1946
4-Month
14.00"
(355.60mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-1.08"
(-27.43mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jan–May 1946
5-Month
16.69"
(423.93mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Dec 1945–May 1946
6-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Nov 1945–May 1946
7-Month
24.62"
(625.35mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Oct 1945–May 1946
8-Month
26.16"
(664.46mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
-2.02"
(-51.31mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Sep 1945–May 1946
9-Month
32.77"
(832.36mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Aug 1945–May 1946
10-Month
36.24"
(920.50mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jul 1945–May 1946
11-Month
41.98"
(1,066.29mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
1.69"
(42.92mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1945–May 1946
12-Month
45.68"
(1,160.27mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Dec 1944–May 1946
18-Month
70.53"
(1,791.46mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1944–May 1946
24-Month
89.91"
(2,283.71mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
0.62"
(15.74mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jun 1943–May 1946
36-Month
131.44"
(3,338.58mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1943 1966
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1942–May 1946
48-Month
184.34"
(4,682.24mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1941–May 1946
60-Month
224.43"
(5,700.52mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019

Citing This Page

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