Climate at a Glance

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Ohio Valley Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
3.48"
(88.39mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1995
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
8.18"
(207.77mm)
8.18"
(207.77mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Ties: 1950, 1977
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
14.36"
(364.74mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
15.93"
(404.62mm)
17.71"
(449.83mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
17.75"
(450.85mm)
20.80"
(528.32mm)
-3.05"
(-77.47mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
19.33"
(490.98mm)
23.95"
(608.33mm)
-4.62"
(-117.35mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
21.54"
(547.12mm)
26.86"
(682.24mm)
-5.32"
(-135.12mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
-7.60"
(-193.04mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
26.21"
(665.73mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
-7.78"
(-197.62mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1954
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
30.21"
(767.33mm)
37.99"
(964.95mm)
-7.78"
(-197.62mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
36.13"
(917.70mm)
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
-6.11"
(-155.20mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
58.86"
(1,495.04mm)
63.02"
(1,600.71mm)
-4.16"
(-105.67mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
79.64"
(2,022.86mm)
84.48"
(2,145.79mm)
-4.84"
(-122.93mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
122.74"
(3,117.60mm)
126.72"
(3,218.69mm)
-3.98"
(-101.09mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1936 1955
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
166.03"
(4,217.16mm)
168.95"
(4,291.33mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
204.26"
(5,188.20mm)
211.18"
(5,363.97mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1938 1957
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/