Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1957
1-Month
4.81"
(122.17mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Dec 1956–Jan 1957
2-Month
9.38"
(238.25mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
2.33"
(59.18mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Nov 1956–Jan 1957
3-Month
11.17"
(283.72mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1956 1940
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1956–Jan 1957
4-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1920
Sep 1956–Jan 1957
5-Month
17.62"
(447.55mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1956–Jan 1957
6-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1956–Jan 1957
7-Month
28.54"
(724.92mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
3.33"
(84.59mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1956–Jan 1957
8-Month
33.17"
(842.52mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
3.59"
(91.19mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
May 1956–Jan 1957
9-Month
37.99"
(964.95mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Apr 1956–Jan 1957
10-Month
41.90"
(1,064.26mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Mar 1956–Jan 1957
11-Month
47.60"
(1,209.04mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
6.09"
(154.69mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1956–Jan 1957
12-Month
53.79"
(1,366.27mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
9.16"
(232.67mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1955–Jan 1957
18-Month
69.22"
(1,758.19mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1955–Jan 1957
24-Month
94.89"
(2,410.21mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1956 1932
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Feb 1954–Jan 1957
36-Month
141.07"
(3,583.18mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1967
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Ties: 1937
Feb 1953–Jan 1957
48-Month
177.09"
(4,498.09mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1967
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Feb 1952–Jan 1957
60-Month
218.76"
(5,556.50mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1956 1967
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 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/