Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1949
1-Month
3.97"
(100.84mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-0.18"
(-4.57mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1911
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1996
Ties: 1910
Apr–May 1949
2-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1901
Mar–May 1949
3-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-1.76"
(-44.70mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1949
4-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Ties: 1960
Jan–May 1949
5-Month
18.60"
(472.44mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 1994
Dec 1948–May 1949
6-Month
23.79"
(604.27mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
1.66"
(42.17mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Nov 1948–May 1949
7-Month
28.27"
(718.06mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1994
Oct 1948–May 1949
8-Month
30.66"
(778.76mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1994
Sep 1948–May 1949
9-Month
33.96"
(862.58mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Aug 1948–May 1949
10-Month
38.08"
(967.23mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1948–May 1949
11-Month
43.62"
(1,107.95mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1948–May 1949
12-Month
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Dec 1947–May 1949
18-Month
71.51"
(1,816.35mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jun 1947–May 1949
24-Month
93.00"
(2,362.20mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 2019
Jun 1946–May 1949
36-Month
127.54"
(3,239.52mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-6.48"
(-164.59mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1948 1966
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1945–May 1949
48-Month
173.22"
(4,399.79mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-5.51"
(-139.95mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1944–May 1949
60-Month
217.45"
(5,523.23mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
-5.96"
(-151.38mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/