Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
3.61"
(91.69mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1996
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1901
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
13.50"
(342.90mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
15.16"
(385.06mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2018
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
17.99"
(456.95mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
-0.72"
(-18.28mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Ties: 1991
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
20.32"
(516.13mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
-1.81"
(-45.97mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
23.99"
(609.35mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
28.22"
(716.79mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1994
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
33.42"
(848.87mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
2.01"
(51.06mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
38.85"
(986.79mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
44.31"
(1,125.47mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
4.02"
(102.10mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 2005
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
48.91"
(1,242.31mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
4.26"
(108.20mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 2005
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
77.82"
(1,976.63mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
11.06"
(280.93mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
100.49"
(2,552.45mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2019
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
147.08"
(3,735.83mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
13.06"
(331.72mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1979 1966
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
187.80"
(4,770.12mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1969
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
228.97"
(5,815.84mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
5.56"
(141.23mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1978 1969
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/