Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
4.06"
(103.12mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
0.94"
(23.87mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
10.31"
(261.87mm)
6.75"
(171.45mm)
3.56"
(90.42mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
17.41"
(442.21mm)
10.17"
(258.32mm)
7.24"
(183.89mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
20.16"
(512.06mm)
13.24"
(336.30mm)
6.92"
(175.76mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
22.60"
(574.04mm)
16.22"
(411.99mm)
6.38"
(162.05mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
24.39"
(619.51mm)
19.45"
(494.03mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
29.50"
(749.30mm)
23.61"
(599.69mm)
5.89"
(149.61mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 2019
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
28.33"
(719.58mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
40.08"
(1,018.03mm)
32.69"
(830.33mm)
7.39"
(187.70mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
44.67"
(1,134.62mm)
36.84"
(935.74mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
47.84"
(1,215.14mm)
40.53"
(1,029.46mm)
7.31"
(185.68mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
50.88"
(1,292.35mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Ties: 1973
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
71.88"
(1,825.75mm)
64.05"
(1,626.87mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
96.20"
(2,443.48mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
135.02"
(3,429.51mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2005
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
184.61"
(4,689.09mm)
178.70"
(4,538.98mm)
5.91"
(150.11mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
232.09"
(5,895.09mm)
223.31"
(5,672.07mm)
8.78"
(223.02mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1978 1967
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/