Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
4.62"
(117.35mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
0.47"
(11.94mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1911
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1996
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.06"
(1.53mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
12.16"
(308.86mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
0.20"
(5.08mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-0.01"
(-0.25mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2018
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
19.84"
(503.94mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
1.13"
(28.71mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
25.53"
(648.46mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
26.61"
(675.89mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
29.12"
(739.65mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
-2.29"
(-58.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
34.11"
(866.39mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1968
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
37.20"
(944.88mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-3.09"
(-78.49mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
40.98"
(1,040.89mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-3.67"
(-93.22mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
67.32"
(1,709.93mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
88.65"
(2,251.71mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
6.95"
(176.53mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1949 1966
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
189.10"
(4,803.14mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
10.37"
(263.40mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1950 1969
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
237.65"
(6,036.31mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
14.24"
(361.70mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1951 1969
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/