Average Rainfall for West Virginia in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May 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 rainfall 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 May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Bartow 4.8 122
Canaan Valley Park 5.4 138
15 Elkins 5.1 130
12 Franklin 4.1 104
14 Marlinton 4.9 124
13 Martinsburg 4.1 104
13 Seneca State Forest 5.0 126
13 Wardensville 3.6 91

Southern West Virginia

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Beckley 4.7 118
15 Bluefield 4.3 109
14 Charleston 4.8 122
13 Huntington 4.7 118
15 Summersville Lake 5.1 128
14 White Sulphur Springs 4.2 107

Northwest West Virginia

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
15 Clarksburg 4.8 122
14 Fairmont 5.1 129
14 Morgantown 4.6 117
13 Moundsville 4.5 115
13 Parkersburg 4.3 109
Sutton Lake 5.0 128
14 Wheeling 4.4 111
Reference

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

West Virginia Precipitation
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