Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1996
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
7.48"
(189.99mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1901
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
9.94"
(252.48mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-2.02"
(-51.30mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
13.60"
(345.44mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2018
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
17.45"
(443.23mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-1.26"
(-32.00mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1994
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
21.39"
(543.31mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1994
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
24.55"
(623.57mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1994
Ties: 1914
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
28.41"
(721.61mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1994
Ties: 1913
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
32.12"
(815.85mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
0.71"
(18.04mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
41.30"
(1,049.02mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
45.37"
(1,152.40mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
65.65"
(1,667.51mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
87.88"
(2,232.15mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
-1.41"
(-35.82mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
121.84"
(3,094.74mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-12.18"
(-309.37mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1970 1966
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
162.95"
(4,138.93mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-15.78"
(-400.81mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
207.00"
(5,257.80mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
-16.41"
(-416.81mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1970 1969
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019

Citing This Page

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