Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1970
1-Month
1.54"
(39.12mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
-2.09"
(-53.08mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1967 1981
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1937
Dec 1969–Jan 1970
2-Month
7.18"
(182.37mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1969 1981
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Nov 1969–Jan 1970
3-Month
9.61"
(244.09mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1969 1940
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Ties: 2016
Oct 1969–Jan 1970
4-Month
11.20"
(284.48mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1920
Sep 1969–Jan 1970
5-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1969–Jan 1970
6-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
-0.75"
(-19.05mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jul 1969–Jan 1970
7-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jun 1969–Jan 1970
8-Month
29.41"
(747.01mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1969–Jan 1970
9-Month
31.90"
(810.26mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Apr 1969–Jan 1970
10-Month
35.00"
(889.00mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-2.41"
(-61.21mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar 1969–Jan 1970
11-Month
37.04"
(940.82mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
-4.47"
(-113.53mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Feb 1969–Jan 1970
12-Month
38.67"
(982.22mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
-5.96"
(-151.38mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Aug 1968–Jan 1970
18-Month
57.23"
(1,453.64mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Feb 1968–Jan 1970
24-Month
77.91"
(1,978.91mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
-11.41"
(-289.82mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1967 1932
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Feb 1967–Jan 1970
36-Month
124.44"
(3,160.78mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-9.58"
(-243.33mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1964 2005
Feb 1966–Jan 1970
48-Month
161.18"
(4,093.97mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
-17.57"
(-446.28mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Feb 1965–Jan 1970
60-Month
196.76"
(4,997.70mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
-26.60"
(-675.64mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1967 1967
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 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/