Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
4.74"
(120.40mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1959 1911
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
7.01"
(178.05mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1901
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
9.62"
(244.35mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-2.34"
(-59.43mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Ties: 1949
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
19.50"
(495.30mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
23.54"
(597.92mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
28.61"
(726.69mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
0.43"
(10.92mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1994
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
33.23"
(844.04mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
-2.34"
(-59.44mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1915
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
37.86"
(961.64mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-2.43"
(-61.73mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
40.63"
(1,032.00mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-4.02"
(-102.11mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
58.38"
(1,482.85mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-8.38"
(-212.85mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
83.32"
(2,116.33mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-5.97"
(-151.64mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
127.05"
(3,227.07mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-6.97"
(-177.04mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1955 1966
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
173.80"
(4,414.52mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1969
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
217.20"
(5,516.88mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
-6.21"
(-157.73mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1969
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019

Citing This Page

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