Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
4.77"
(121.16mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
7.65"
(194.31mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1951 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Ties: 2006
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1920
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
14.05"
(356.87mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
19.04"
(483.62mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
22.13"
(562.10mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-3.08"
(-78.23mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 2001
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
25.91"
(658.11mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
31.09"
(789.69mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
35.50"
(901.70mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
39.88"
(1,012.95mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
-1.63"
(-41.40mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
41.67"
(1,058.42mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
-2.96"
(-75.18mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
63.89"
(1,622.81mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
90.84"
(2,307.34mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1949 1932
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Ties: 1898
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
140.57"
(3,570.48mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1950 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
187.53"
(4,763.26mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
8.78"
(223.01mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1951 1967
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
241.04"
(6,122.42mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
17.68"
(449.08mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1952 1967
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/