Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1950
1-Month
6.43"
(163.32mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1949–Jan 1950
2-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1949 1981
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1949–Jan 1950
3-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1979
Ties: 1927
Oct 1949–Jan 1950
4-Month
16.26"
(413.00mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
3.16"
(80.26mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1920
Sep 1949–Jan 1950
5-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1949–Jan 1950
6-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
3.02"
(76.71mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1949–Jan 1950
7-Month
29.06"
(738.12mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1949–Jan 1950
8-Month
33.46"
(849.88mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
May 1949–Jan 1950
9-Month
37.43"
(950.72mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Apr 1949–Jan 1950
10-Month
41.04"
(1,042.42mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
3.63"
(92.21mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1949–Jan 1950
11-Month
43.66"
(1,108.96mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1949–Jan 1950
12-Month
46.96"
(1,192.78mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1948–Jan 1950
18-Month
71.54"
(1,817.12mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Feb 1948–Jan 1950
24-Month
100.47"
(2,551.94mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1949 1932
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1947–Jan 1950
36-Month
135.91"
(3,452.11mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1949 1967
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2005
Feb 1946–Jan 1950
48-Month
175.00"
(4,445.00mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1948 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1945–Jan 1950
60-Month
223.66"
(5,680.96mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1949 1967
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/