Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
3.33"
(84.58mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1941 1911
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1996
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1901
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
13.31"
(338.07mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
1.35"
(34.29mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
18.32"
(465.33mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2018
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
20.30"
(515.62mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Ties: 1945
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
23.98"
(609.09mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
25.98"
(659.89mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
0.78"
(19.81mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
32.23"
(818.64mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1994
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
34.94"
(887.48mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
3.53"
(89.67mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
41.93"
(1,065.02mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
6.36"
(161.54mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
48.04"
(1,220.22mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
7.75"
(196.85mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
51.87"
(1,317.50mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
7.22"
(183.39mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
70.82"
(1,798.83mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
4.06"
(103.13mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
85.45"
(2,170.43mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
126.43"
(3,211.32mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-7.59"
(-192.79mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
174.10"
(4,422.14mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1949 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
226.42"
(5,751.07mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
3.01"
(76.46mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1954 1969
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/