Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
5.10"
(129.54mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
14.77"
(375.16mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
4.64"
(117.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
17.16"
(435.86mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1920
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
20.46"
(519.68mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
4.13"
(104.90mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
24.58"
(624.33mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
30.12"
(765.05mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
4.91"
(124.72mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
35.05"
(890.27mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
39.47"
(1,002.54mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
45.49"
(1,155.45mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
8.08"
(205.24mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2019
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
49.80"
(1,264.92mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
8.29"
(210.57mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
53.51"
(1,359.15mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
71.30"
(1,811.02mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
6.20"
(157.48mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Ties: 1975
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
88.95"
(2,259.33mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
-0.37"
(-9.40mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1948 1932
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2005
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
128.04"
(3,252.22mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-5.98"
(-151.89mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2005
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
176.70"
(4,488.18mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
221.81"
(5,633.97mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
-1.55"
(-39.37mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/