Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
6.25"
(158.75mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
2.62"
(66.55mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1937
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
13.35"
(339.09mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
6.30"
(160.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
16.10"
(408.94mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
5.97"
(151.64mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1940
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
18.54"
(470.92mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
5.44"
(138.18mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1920
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
20.33"
(516.38mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
25.44"
(646.18mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
6.86"
(174.25mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
6.44"
(163.58mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
40.61"
(1,031.49mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
6.89"
(175.00mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
43.78"
(1,112.01mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
46.82"
(1,189.23mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
5.31"
(134.88mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
47.78"
(1,213.61mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
73.39"
(1,864.11mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
8.29"
(210.57mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
93.30"
(2,369.82mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
3.98"
(101.09mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1932
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2005
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
133.26"
(3,384.80mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
-0.76"
(-19.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2005
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
184.06"
(4,675.12mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
5.31"
(134.87mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
230.05"
(5,843.27mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
6.69"
(169.93mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1973 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/