Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
2.23"
(56.64mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1953 1963
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1976
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
6.45"
(163.83mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1897
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
11.14"
(282.96mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
17.37"
(441.20mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
22.00"
(558.80mm)
19.49"
(495.05mm)
2.51"
(63.75mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
23.64"
(600.46mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
30.73"
(780.54mm)
27.36"
(694.94mm)
3.37"
(85.60mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
36.43"
(925.32mm)
31.45"
(798.83mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
42.62"
(1,082.55mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
7th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
45.19"
(1,147.83mm)
38.20"
(970.28mm)
6.99"
(177.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
46.43"
(1,179.32mm)
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
48.60"
(1,234.44mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
68.73"
(1,745.74mm)
68.29"
(1,734.57mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1954 1966
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2004
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
91.38"
(2,321.05mm)
89.31"
(2,268.47mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2004
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
137.49"
(3,492.25mm)
134.00"
(3,403.60mm)
3.49"
(88.65mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1955 1932
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
176.38"
(4,480.05mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
222.62"
(5,654.55mm)
223.43"
(5,675.12mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1955 1969
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/