Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
2.09"
(53.09mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
8.08"
(205.23mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1972 1981
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1965 1979
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
13.34"
(338.84mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1940
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
16.87"
(428.50mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 1920
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
20.11"
(510.79mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
29.03"
(737.36mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
5.84"
(148.34mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
39.59"
(1,005.59mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
45.32"
(1,151.13mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
48.07"
(1,220.98mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
6.56"
(166.63mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
53.34"
(1,354.84mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
8.71"
(221.24mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
75.03"
(1,905.76mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2019
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
97.61"
(2,479.29mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
8.29"
(210.56mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1932
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
142.48"
(3,618.99mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
8.46"
(214.88mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2005
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
181.15"
(4,601.21mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
220.39"
(5,597.91mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/