Average Precipitation in West Virginia by Year

This page is a list of the average statewide precipitation in the U.S. state of West Virginia for each year from 1895–2023. It is a statewide average over the entire territory of the state, based on data from the NOAA.
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What Was the Rainiest Year in West Virginia History?
2018 was the wettest year in West Virginia history with an average annual statewide precipitation of 65.1 inches.
What Was the Driest Year in West Virginia History?
1930 was the driest year in West Virginia history with an average annual statewide precipitation of 25.3 inches.
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Year Rank Precipitation (in)
2023 110 40.1
2022 24 49.4
2021 91 42.6
2020 8 53.8
2019 34 48.2
2018 1 65.1
2017 44 47.0
2016 59 45.4
2015 30 48.6
2014 88 42.8
2013 38 47.6
2012 64 44.6
2011 5 55.1
2010 95 42.4
2009 46 46.8
2008 53 46.0
2007 87 42.9
2006 77 43.6
2005 98 41.9
2004 9 53.1
2003 2 59.4
2002 31 48.6
2001 112 39.9
2000 92 42.6
1999 118 39.0
1998 50 46.1
1997 102 41.2
1996 3 59.2
1995 71 44.1
1994 22 49.5
1993 69 44.3
1992 103 41.2
1991 99 41.8
1990 21 49.5
1989 6 54.2
1988 126 35.3
1987 119 38.9
1986 84 43.1
1985 60 45.3
1984 58 45.4
1983 68 44.4
1982 67 44.5
1981 100 41.7
1980 74 44.0
1979 11 52.7
1978 40 47.4
1977 101 41.5
1976 97 42.0
1975 15 51.0
1974 43 47.0
1973 39 47.5
1972 4 55.9
1971 79 43.5
1970 94 42.6
1969 114 39.4
1968 113 39.6
1967 61 45.3
1966 116 39.3
1965 124 36.0
1964 105 40.6
1963 122 37.1
1962 62 44.8
1961 27 49.1
1960 117 39.1
1959 107 40.3
1958 52 46.1
1957 96 42.3
1956 13 51.6
1955 106 40.5
1954 36 47.7
1953 120 37.3
1952 93 42.6
1951 41 47.3
1950 12 52.4
1949 56 45.6
1948 14 51.5
1947 121 37.2
1946 123 36.9
1945 25 49.3
1944 73 44.0
1943 108 40.3
1942 32 48.5
1941 125 35.8
1940 72 44.0
1939 81 43.1
1938 80 43.4
1937 16 50.6
1936 82 43.1
1935 10 52.8
1934 115 39.4
1933 23 49.4
1932 47 46.5
1931 90 42.7
1930 129 25.3
1929 35 47.7
1928 63 44.7
1927 28 48.9
1926 18 50.1
1925 111 40.1
1924 42 47.2
1923 51 46.1
1922 75 43.8
1921 49 46.2
1920 66 44.6
1919 17 50.1
1918 33 48.4
1917 57 45.6
1916 37 47.7
1915 55 45.9
1914 104 41.0
1913 19 49.9
1912 48 46.2
1911 26 49.2
1910 83 43.1
1909 76 43.7
1908 65 44.6
1907 7 54.0
1906 45 46.8
1905 54 46.0
1904 128 34.5
1903 89 42.8
1902 78 43.6
1901 20 49.7
1900 109 40.2
1899 86 42.9
1898 29 48.7
1897 70 44.2
1896 85 43.0
1895 127 35.2