Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1956
1-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
0.67"
(17.02mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1955 1911
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1996
Ties: 1898
Apr–May 1956
2-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1901
Mar–May 1956
3-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1956
4-Month
20.62"
(523.75mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2018
Jan–May 1956
5-Month
23.19"
(589.03mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
4.48"
(113.80mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1994
Dec 1955–May 1956
6-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
2.30"
(58.42mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Nov 1955–May 1956
7-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1994
Ties: 1939
Oct 1955–May 1956
8-Month
29.39"
(746.51mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1994
Sep 1955–May 1956
9-Month
31.14"
(790.96mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
-0.27"
(-6.85mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Aug 1955–May 1956
10-Month
36.05"
(915.67mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1955–May 1956
11-Month
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1955–May 1956
12-Month
43.40"
(1,102.36mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-1.25"
(-31.75mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Dec 1954–May 1956
18-Month
67.38"
(1,711.45mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1954–May 1956
24-Month
95.27"
(2,419.86mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
5.98"
(151.89mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1953–May 1956
36-Month
128.85"
(3,272.79mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-5.17"
(-131.32mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1952–May 1956
48-Month
169.83"
(4,313.68mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-8.90"
(-226.06mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1969
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1951–May 1956
60-Month
217.50"
(5,524.50mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
-5.91"
(-150.11mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1949 1969
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/