Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, January 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1998
1-Month
4.93"
(125.22mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1937
Dec 1997–Jan 1998
2-Month
7.73"
(196.34mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1997 1981
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Nov 1997–Jan 1998
3-Month
11.52"
(292.61mm)
10.13"
(257.30mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1997 1940
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Oct 1997–Jan 1998
4-Month
12.80"
(325.12mm)
13.10"
(332.74mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1997 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1920
Sep 1997–Jan 1998
5-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
16.33"
(414.78mm)
-0.55"
(-13.97mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1997–Jan 1998
6-Month
19.93"
(506.22mm)
20.50"
(520.70mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jul 1997–Jan 1998
7-Month
24.29"
(616.97mm)
25.21"
(640.33mm)
-0.92"
(-23.36mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1993 1931
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 1997–Jan 1998
8-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
29.58"
(751.33mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
May 1997–Jan 1998
9-Month
32.78"
(832.61mm)
33.72"
(856.49mm)
-0.94"
(-23.88mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1995 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Apr 1997–Jan 1998
10-Month
34.86"
(885.44mm)
37.41"
(950.21mm)
-2.55"
(-64.77mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1993 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Mar 1997–Jan 1998
11-Month
41.99"
(1,066.55mm)
41.51"
(1,054.35mm)
0.48"
(12.20mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1993 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1997–Jan 1998
12-Month
43.89"
(1,114.81mm)
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1993 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 1996–Jan 1998
18-Month
67.97"
(1,726.44mm)
65.10"
(1,653.54mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1996–Jan 1998
24-Month
99.32"
(2,522.73mm)
89.32"
(2,268.73mm)
10.00"
(254.00mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1932
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2005
Feb 1995–Jan 1998
36-Month
144.25"
(3,663.95mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
10.23"
(259.84mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2005
Feb 1994–Jan 1998
48-Month
193.30"
(4,909.82mm)
178.75"
(4,540.25mm)
14.55"
(369.57mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1996 1967
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Feb 1993–Jan 1998
60-Month
240.95"
(6,120.13mm)
223.36"
(5,673.34mm)
17.59"
(446.79mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1997 1967
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 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/