Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
2.17"
(55.12mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1965 1911
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1996
Ties: 1991
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1901
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
10.36"
(263.14mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
13.10"
(332.74mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2018
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
14.64"
(371.86mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-4.07"
(-103.37mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1994
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
20.28"
(515.11mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1994
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
22.71"
(576.83mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1994
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
24.30"
(617.22mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1994
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
27.53"
(699.26mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
32.85"
(834.39mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
38.79"
(985.27mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
42.51"
(1,079.75mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Ties: 2013
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
56.58"
(1,437.13mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-10.18"
(-258.57mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
76.47"
(1,942.34mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-12.82"
(-325.63mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
117.58"
(2,986.53mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-16.44"
(-417.58mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1966
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
161.63"
(4,105.40mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-17.10"
(-434.34mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
195.74"
(4,971.80mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
-27.67"
(-702.81mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1969
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/