Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Southeast 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
3.01"
(76.45mm)
3.91"
(99.31mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
6.18"
(156.97mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1930 1986
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2003, 2018
Ties: 1897, 1988
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
9.78"
(248.41mm)
12.18"
(309.37mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1927 2007
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1980
Ties: 1915
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
16.15"
(410.21mm)
-1.67"
(-42.42mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1938 2007
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Ties: 1945
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
20.11"
(510.79mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1938 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
20.47"
(519.94mm)
23.89"
(606.81mm)
-3.42"
(-86.87mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
26.82"
(681.23mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1938 1911
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
23.48"
(596.39mm)
30.00"
(762.00mm)
-6.52"
(-165.61mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1927 1898
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
26.56"
(674.62mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-7.86"
(-199.65mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1911 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
34.87"
(885.70mm)
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
-4.82"
(-122.43mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1934 1985
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1912
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
45.47"
(1,154.94mm)
-4.33"
(-109.98mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1899
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
47.01"
(1,194.05mm)
50.38"
(1,279.65mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1934 1981
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
70.76"
(1,797.30mm)
74.36"
(1,888.74mm)
-3.60"
(-91.44mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1939 2008
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1929
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
96.30"
(2,446.02mm)
100.81"
(2,560.57mm)
-4.51"
(-114.55mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1935 1956
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1949
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
143.91"
(3,655.31mm)
151.41"
(3,845.81mm)
-7.50"
(-190.50mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1934 2001
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1998
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
198.18"
(5,033.77mm)
201.79"
(5,125.47mm)
-3.61"
(-91.70mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1935 2002
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1949
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
252.67"
(6,417.82mm)
252.15"
(6,404.61mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1989
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1950

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/