Average Precipitation for West Virginia in January





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

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites 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 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 monthly precipitation in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
16 Bartow 3.3 85
Canaan Valley Park 5.0 128
18 Elkins 3.2 82
8 Franklin 2.2 55
13 Marlinton 3.4 87
9 Martinsburg 2.4 62
14 Seneca State Forest 3.5 88
9 Wardensville 2.1 53

Southern West Virginia

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Beckley 2.8 71
14 Bluefield 2.9 74
15 Charleston 3.0 76
11 Huntington 3.5 89
16 Summersville Lake 3.3 84
12 White Sulphur Springs 3.0 76

Northwest West Virginia

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
16 Clarksburg 3.3 85
15 Fairmont 3.5 88
15 Morgantown 2.8 71
13 Moundsville 3.1 78
14 Parkersburg 3.0 75
Sutton Lake 3.4 86
16 Wheeling 3.2 80
Reference

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

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