Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
3.55"
(90.17mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1996
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
5.61"
(142.49mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1901
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
7.89"
(200.41mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-4.07"
(-103.37mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
9.45"
(240.03mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-5.63"
(-143.00mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-4.41"
(-112.01mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1994
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
16.73"
(424.94mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-5.40"
(-137.16mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1994
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
18.39"
(467.11mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-6.81"
(-172.97mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1994
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
21.08"
(535.43mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
-7.10"
(-180.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1994
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
23.38"
(593.85mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
-8.03"
(-203.96mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
26.08"
(662.43mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
-9.49"
(-241.05mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
29.45"
(748.03mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-10.84"
(-275.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
34.54"
(877.32mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-10.11"
(-256.79mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
53.91"
(1,369.31mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-12.85"
(-326.39mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
80.22"
(2,037.59mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-9.07"
(-230.38mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
124.45"
(3,161.03mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-9.57"
(-243.08mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1942 1966
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
165.98"
(4,215.89mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-12.75"
(-323.85mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1942 1969
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
218.88"
(5,559.55mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1945 1969
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019

Citing This Page

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