Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1896
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
11.06"
(280.92mm)
9.10"
(231.14mm)
1.96"
(49.78mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1896
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
15.23"
(386.84mm)
13.25"
(336.55mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1996
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
16.97"
(431.04mm)
3.99"
(101.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2003
Ties: 2004
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
21.06"
(534.92mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1996
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
28.98"
(736.09mm)
24.17"
(613.92mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
33.65"
(854.71mm)
27.81"
(706.37mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1996
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
35.54"
(902.72mm)
31.22"
(792.99mm)
4.32"
(109.73mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
38.29"
(972.57mm)
34.30"
(871.22mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
40.85"
(1,037.59mm)
37.27"
(946.66mm)
3.58"
(90.93mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1996
Ties: 1901
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
47.19"
(1,198.63mm)
40.50"
(1,028.70mm)
6.69"
(169.93mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
50.67"
(1,287.02mm)
44.67"
(1,134.62mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
73.25"
(1,860.55mm)
68.81"
(1,747.77mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
95.82"
(2,433.83mm)
89.27"
(2,267.46mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2019
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
137.87"
(3,501.90mm)
134.04"
(3,404.62mm)
3.83"
(97.28mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
175.35"
(4,453.89mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
-3.38"
(-85.85mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Ties: 1957
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
215.60"
(5,476.24mm)
223.39"
(5,674.11mm)
-7.79"
(-197.87mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1971 1968
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/