Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1971
1-Month
3.85"
(97.79mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1937
Ties: 1899, 1966, 2019
Dec 1970–Jan 1971
2-Month
7.79"
(197.87mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1979
Nov 1970–Jan 1971
3-Month
10.95"
(278.13mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
0.82"
(20.83mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1940
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1979
Oct 1970–Jan 1971
4-Month
14.81"
(376.17mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 1920
Sep 1970–Jan 1971
5-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1970–Jan 1971
6-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jul 1970–Jan 1971
7-Month
27.70"
(703.58mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Jun 1970–Jan 1971
8-Month
31.77"
(806.96mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
2.19"
(55.63mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
May 1970–Jan 1971
9-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Ties: 1928
Apr 1970–Jan 1971
10-Month
38.56"
(979.42mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
1.15"
(29.21mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Mar 1970–Jan 1971
11-Month
42.13"
(1,070.10mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Ties: 1910, 1924
Feb 1970–Jan 1971
12-Month
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1969–Jan 1971
18-Month
64.62"
(1,641.35mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Feb 1969–Jan 1971
24-Month
83.54"
(2,121.92mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
-5.78"
(-146.81mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1932
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2005
Feb 1968–Jan 1971
36-Month
122.78"
(3,118.61mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-11.24"
(-285.50mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1969 1967
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2005
Feb 1967–Jan 1971
48-Month
169.31"
(4,300.47mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
-9.44"
(-239.78mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Feb 1966–Jan 1971
60-Month
206.05"
(5,233.67mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
-17.31"
(-439.67mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1970 1967
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/