Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1978
1-Month
5.87"
(149.10mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1937
Dec 1977–Jan 1978
2-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1979
Nov 1977–Jan 1978
3-Month
12.63"
(320.80mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1979
Oct 1977–Jan 1978
4-Month
17.13"
(435.10mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
4.03"
(102.36mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1920
Sep 1977–Jan 1978
5-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1978
6-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1977–Jan 1978
7-Month
30.04"
(763.02mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
4.83"
(122.69mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1949 2019
Jun 1977–Jan 1978
8-Month
34.83"
(884.68mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
May 1977–Jan 1978
9-Month
36.77"
(933.96mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Apr 1977–Jan 1978
10-Month
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
3.58"
(90.94mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1977–Jan 1978
11-Month
44.36"
(1,126.74mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Feb 1977–Jan 1978
12-Month
45.52"
(1,156.21mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Aug 1976–Jan 1978
18-Month
66.08"
(1,678.43mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1930
Feb 1976–Jan 1978
24-Month
85.48"
(2,171.19mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
-3.84"
(-97.54mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1971 1932
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Feb 1975–Jan 1978
36-Month
136.28"
(3,461.51mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Feb 1974–Jan 1978
48-Month
182.27"
(4,629.66mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
3.52"
(89.41mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Feb 1973–Jan 1978
60-Month
232.89"
(5,915.41mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
9.53"
(242.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1974 1967
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/