Climate at a Glance

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Northeast Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 1955
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1973
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
8.15"
(207.01mm)
6.82"
(173.23mm)
1.33"
(33.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1983
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
9.99"
(253.75mm)
10.22"
(259.59mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Ties: 2004
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
13.84"
(351.54mm)
13.91"
(353.31mm)
-0.07"
(-1.77mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1939 1908
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
17.75"
(450.85mm)
-0.86"
(-21.84mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
20.22"
(513.59mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
24.26"
(616.20mm)
25.60"
(650.24mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
28.58"
(725.93mm)
29.26"
(743.20mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1964
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
33.58"
(852.93mm)
32.77"
(832.36mm)
0.81"
(20.57mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
38.06"
(966.72mm)
36.17"
(918.72mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
41.00"
(1,041.40mm)
38.89"
(987.81mm)
2.11"
(53.59mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
42.72"
(1,085.09mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
60.59"
(1,538.99mm)
63.77"
(1,619.76mm)
-3.18"
(-80.77mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1931 1965
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
80.38"
(2,041.65mm)
84.06"
(2,135.12mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
124.57"
(3,164.08mm)
126.02"
(3,200.91mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1935 1965
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
170.97"
(4,342.64mm)
168.02"
(4,267.71mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
216.55"
(5,500.37mm)
210.06"
(5,335.52mm)
6.49"
(164.85mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2011

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/