Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
3.66"
(92.96mm)
0.66"
(16.77mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1939 1903
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1984
Ties: 1927
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
9.32"
(236.73mm)
7.17"
(182.12mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1939 1903
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 1983
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
13.80"
(350.52mm)
10.57"
(268.48mm)
3.23"
(82.04mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1939 1915
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
16.74"
(425.20mm)
13.29"
(337.57mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
6th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
18.46"
(468.88mm)
16.44"
(417.58mm)
2.02"
(51.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Ties: 1948
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
19.74"
(501.40mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
22.57"
(573.28mm)
23.27"
(591.06mm)
-0.70"
(-17.78mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1905
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
26.77"
(679.96mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
0.09"
(2.29mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
29.96"
(760.98mm)
30.36"
(771.14mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
33.40"
(848.36mm)
34.19"
(868.43mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
36.33"
(922.78mm)
38.17"
(969.52mm)
-1.84"
(-46.74mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1931 1965
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
39.99"
(1,015.75mm)
42.03"
(1,067.56mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1934 1965
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
59.41"
(1,509.01mm)
61.76"
(1,568.70mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
85.37"
(2,168.40mm)
84.01"
(2,133.85mm)
1.36"
(34.55mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1935 1966
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
127.84"
(3,247.14mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
171.62"
(4,359.15mm)
168.06"
(4,268.72mm)
3.56"
(90.43mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1937 1967
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2007
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
218.03"
(5,537.96mm)
210.01"
(5,334.25mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1938 1967
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/