Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1976

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1976
1-Month
3.09"
(78.49mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1970 1911
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1996
Apr–May 1976
2-Month
4.52"
(114.81mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1930
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1901
Mar–May 1976
3-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Ties: 1969
Feb–May 1976
4-Month
9.93"
(252.22mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2018
Jan–May 1976
5-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-4.87"
(-123.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Dec 1975–May 1976
6-Month
17.04"
(432.82mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-5.09"
(-129.28mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Nov 1975–May 1976
7-Month
19.34"
(491.24mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-5.86"
(-148.84mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Oct 1975–May 1976
8-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
-5.58"
(-141.73mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1994
Sep 1975–May 1976
9-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
-3.19"
(-81.02mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Aug 1975–May 1976
10-Month
33.29"
(845.57mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jul 1975–May 1976
11-Month
36.89"
(937.01mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
-3.40"
(-86.36mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1975–May 1976
12-Month
41.17"
(1,045.72mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
-3.48"
(-88.39mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1974–May 1976
18-Month
68.82"
(1,748.03mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
2.06"
(52.33mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1974–May 1976
24-Month
91.70"
(2,329.18mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1973–May 1976
36-Month
140.40"
(3,566.16mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1966
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Ties: 2014
Jun 1972–May 1976
48-Month
192.76"
(4,896.10mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
14.03"
(356.36mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1973 1969
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1971–May 1976
60-Month
241.35"
(6,130.29mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
17.94"
(455.68mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1974 1969
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/