Average Annual Precipitation for West Virginia

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The tables below give yearly averages for rainfall plus snowfall at cities, towns and lakes in West Virginia.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives in a year. Most locations also have information on the number of days with wet weather. That includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The annual precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Northwest, Eastern and Southern West Virginia.

Eastern West Virginia

Average yearly precipitation
Days Place Inches Millimetres
158 Bartow 43.7 1110
  – Canaan Valley Park 55.8 1417
175 Elkins 45.9 1167
109 Franklin 36.0   915
133 Marlinton 44.0 1118
118 Martinsburg 38.7   983
143 Seneca State Forest 46.5 1180
116 Wardensville 35.7   908

Southern West Virginia

Annual averages for rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Millimetres
157 Beckley 41.2 1046
149 Bluefield 39.6 1006
151 Charleston 44.0 1118
124 Huntington 43.1 1096
160 Summersville Lake 47.9 1215
136 White Sulphur Springs 39.3   999

Northwest West Virginia

Average amount of rain and snow a year
Days Place Inches Millimetres
161 Clarksburg 45.6 1158
144 Fairmont 46.0 1168
150 Morgantown 41.8 1062
138 Moundsville 42.6 1081
141 Parkersburg 41.2 1046
  – Sutton Lake 49.2 1250
149 Wheeling 40.4 1026
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

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