Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
5.71"
(145.03mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
1.56"
(39.62mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1911
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1996
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
8.75"
(222.25mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.87"
(22.10mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1901
Ties: 2001
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
13.00"
(330.20mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
15.02"
(381.51mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2018
Ties: 2012
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
1.51"
(38.36mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1973 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1994
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
24.50"
(622.30mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
2.37"
(60.20mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1994
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
28.91"
(734.31mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
3.71"
(94.23mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1994
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
4.92"
(124.97mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1994
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
36.55"
(928.37mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
5.14"
(130.56mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
40.33"
(1,024.38mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
44.90"
(1,140.46mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
4.61"
(117.09mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
48.70"
(1,236.98mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
73.72"
(1,872.49mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
6.96"
(176.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
101.06"
(2,566.92mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
11.77"
(298.95mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1973 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
149.65"
(3,801.11mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
15.63"
(397.00mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1973 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
195.02"
(4,953.51mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
16.29"
(413.77mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 2004
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
237.53"
(6,033.26mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
14.12"
(358.65mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/