Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
4.19"
(106.43mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1972 1963
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1976
Ties: 2005
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
7.64"
(194.06mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1897
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Ties: 1981
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
1.03"
(26.16mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2018
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
19.79"
(502.67mm)
19.49"
(495.05mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
23.64"
(600.46mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
30.55"
(775.97mm)
27.36"
(694.94mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
33.92"
(861.57mm)
31.45"
(798.83mm)
2.47"
(62.74mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
36.73"
(932.94mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
2.16"
(54.86mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
38.82"
(986.03mm)
38.20"
(970.28mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
50.07"
(1,271.78mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
76.32"
(1,938.53mm)
68.29"
(1,734.57mm)
8.03"
(203.96mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1971 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2004
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
99.38"
(2,524.25mm)
89.31"
(2,268.47mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2004
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
145.29"
(3,690.37mm)
134.00"
(3,403.60mm)
11.29"
(286.77mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1932
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
188.82"
(4,796.03mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
10.10"
(256.54mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
225.93"
(5,738.62mm)
223.43"
(5,675.12mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1972 1969
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/