Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
3.17"
(80.52mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1937
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
10.04"
(255.02mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1959 1940
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
15.11"
(383.79mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1920
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
16.35"
(415.29mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
19.73"
(501.14mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1965
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
-2.45"
(-62.23mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
30.83"
(783.08mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
35.10"
(891.54mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-2.31"
(-58.67mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
37.80"
(960.12mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
-3.71"
(-94.23mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1958 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
40.18"
(1,020.57mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
-4.45"
(-113.03mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
57.39"
(1,457.71mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
-7.71"
(-195.83mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
86.40"
(2,194.56mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1955 1932
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2005
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
127.13"
(3,229.10mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-6.89"
(-175.01mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1956 1967
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2005
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
180.92"
(4,595.37mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1957 1967
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
222.02"
(5,639.31mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
-1.34"
(-34.03mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1958 1967
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/