Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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West Virginia

Precipitation Rankings, May 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2017
1-Month
6.16"
(156.46mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
2.01"
(51.05mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1911
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2009 1996
Ties: 2018
Apr–May 2017
2-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
7.88"
(200.15mm)
2.63"
(66.80mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1901
Mar–May 2017
3-Month
14.82"
(376.43mm)
11.96"
(303.78mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–May 2017
4-Month
16.57"
(420.88mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
1.49"
(37.85mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jan–May 2017
5-Month
21.37"
(542.80mm)
18.71"
(475.23mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Dec 2016–May 2017
6-Month
25.94"
(658.88mm)
22.13"
(562.10mm)
3.81"
(96.78mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Nov 2016–May 2017
7-Month
27.81"
(706.37mm)
25.20"
(640.08mm)
2.61"
(66.29mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Oct 2016–May 2017
8-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
28.18"
(715.77mm)
3.16"
(80.27mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1994
Sep 2016–May 2017
9-Month
34.20"
(868.68mm)
31.41"
(797.81mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Aug 2016–May 2017
10-Month
37.83"
(960.88mm)
35.57"
(903.48mm)
2.26"
(57.40mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2016 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jul 2016–May 2017
11-Month
42.76"
(1,086.10mm)
40.29"
(1,023.37mm)
2.47"
(62.73mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2016–May 2017
12-Month
49.02"
(1,245.11mm)
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
4.37"
(111.00mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Dec 2015–May 2017
18-Month
71.45"
(1,814.83mm)
66.76"
(1,695.70mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2015–May 2017
24-Month
96.14"
(2,441.96mm)
89.29"
(2,267.97mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2016 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2014–May 2017
36-Month
141.37"
(3,590.80mm)
134.02"
(3,404.11mm)
7.35"
(186.69mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1966
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 2019
Jun 2013–May 2017
48-Month
189.73"
(4,819.14mm)
178.73"
(4,539.74mm)
11.00"
(279.40mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1969
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2007 2019
Jun 2012–May 2017
60-Month
232.24"
(5,898.90mm)
223.41"
(5,674.61mm)
8.83"
(224.29mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2013 1969
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/