Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
5.48"
(139.19mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1976
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
9.35"
(237.49mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2001 1897
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
11.25"
(285.75mm)
10.39"
(263.91mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
16.34"
(415.04mm)
15.12"
(384.05mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
20.75"
(527.05mm)
19.49"
(495.05mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2018
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
25.82"
(655.83mm)
23.64"
(600.46mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
31.85"
(808.99mm)
27.36"
(694.94mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
36.90"
(937.26mm)
31.45"
(798.83mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
37.90"
(962.66mm)
34.57"
(878.08mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
40.99"
(1,041.15mm)
38.20"
(970.28mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
43.59"
(1,107.19mm)
41.62"
(1,057.15mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
44.86"
(1,139.44mm)
44.69"
(1,135.13mm)
0.17"
(4.31mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2018
Ties: 1906
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
70.31"
(1,785.87mm)
68.29"
(1,734.57mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2001 1966
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2004
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
84.92"
(2,156.97mm)
89.31"
(2,268.47mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2004
Ties: 1983
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
129.56"
(3,290.82mm)
134.00"
(3,403.60mm)
-4.44"
(-112.78mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 2001 1932
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
166.64"
(4,232.66mm)
178.72"
(4,539.49mm)
-12.08"
(-306.83mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1988 1966
110th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2019
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
215.12"
(5,464.05mm)
223.43"
(5,675.12mm)
-8.31"
(-211.07mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1969
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/