Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1974
1-Month
5.20"
(132.08mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
1.57"
(39.88mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Dec 1973–Jan 1974
2-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1973 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Nov 1973–Jan 1974
3-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
3.76"
(95.51mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1940
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1973–Jan 1974
4-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1920
Sep 1973–Jan 1974
5-Month
21.53"
(546.86mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
5.20"
(132.08mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1973–Jan 1974
6-Month
25.31"
(642.87mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
4.81"
(122.17mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1973–Jan 1974
7-Month
29.88"
(758.95mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1973–Jan 1974
8-Month
33.68"
(855.47mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1973–Jan 1974
9-Month
38.33"
(973.58mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Apr 1973–Jan 1974
10-Month
44.44"
(1,128.78mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
7.03"
(178.57mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1973–Jan 1974
11-Month
47.81"
(1,214.37mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Feb 1973–Jan 1974
12-Month
50.62"
(1,285.75mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1972–Jan 1974
18-Month
74.98"
(1,904.49mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
9.88"
(250.95mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Feb 1972–Jan 1974
24-Month
103.96"
(2,640.58mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
14.64"
(371.85mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1973 1932
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2005
Feb 1971–Jan 1974
36-Month
148.23"
(3,765.04mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
14.21"
(360.93mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Feb 1970–Jan 1974
48-Month
193.10"
(4,904.74mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
14.35"
(364.49mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Feb 1969–Jan 1974
60-Month
231.77"
(5,886.96mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
8.41"
(213.62mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 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/