Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, October 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1972
1-Month
3.53"
(89.66mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
0.58"
(14.73mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1976
Ties: 2004, 2016
Sep–Oct 1972
2-Month
6.77"
(171.96mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1897
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Aug–Oct 1972
3-Month
11.02"
(279.91mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
0.63"
(16.00mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jul–Oct 1972
4-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jun–Oct 1972
5-Month
22.08"
(560.83mm)
19.49"
(495.05mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
May–Oct 1972
6-Month
26.25"
(666.75mm)
23.64"
(600.46mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Apr–Oct 1972
7-Month
31.98"
(812.29mm)
27.36"
(694.94mm)
4.62"
(117.35mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Mar–Oct 1972
8-Month
34.73"
(882.14mm)
31.45"
(798.83mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2018
Feb–Oct 1972
9-Month
40.00"
(1,016.00mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
5.43"
(137.92mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
Jan–Oct 1972
10-Month
44.67"
(1,134.62mm)
38.20"
(970.28mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2018
Dec 1971–Oct 1972
11-Month
46.56"
(1,182.62mm)
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
4.94"
(125.47mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2018
Nov 1971–Oct 1972
12-Month
49.31"
(1,252.47mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
4.62"
(117.34mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
May 1971–Oct 1972
18-Month
76.47"
(1,942.34mm)
68.29"
(1,734.57mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2004
Ties: 1920
Nov 1970–Oct 1972
24-Month
95.22"
(2,418.59mm)
89.31"
(2,268.47mm)
5.91"
(150.12mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2004
Nov 1969–Oct 1972
36-Month
138.75"
(3,524.25mm)
134.00"
(3,403.60mm)
4.75"
(120.65mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Nov 1968–Oct 1972
48-Month
175.86"
(4,466.84mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
-2.86"
(-72.65mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Nov 1967–Oct 1972
60-Month
217.40"
(5,521.96mm)
223.43"
(5,675.12mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1971 1969
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 10, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/