Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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West 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
5.59"
(141.99mm)
2.55"
(64.77mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1939 1989
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 1955
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
6.57"
(166.88mm)
4.39"
(111.51mm)
2.18"
(55.37mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1983
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
8.01"
(203.45mm)
5.42"
(137.67mm)
2.59"
(65.78mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1939 1976
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1983
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
2.99"
(75.94mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
8.98"
(228.09mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
2.67"
(67.82mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1983
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
9.01"
(228.85mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1983
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
7.12"
(180.85mm)
2.15"
(54.61mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1983
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
9.77"
(248.16mm)
8.04"
(204.22mm)
1.73"
(43.94mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1983
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
11.12"
(282.45mm)
9.38"
(238.25mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1983
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
13.68"
(347.47mm)
11.71"
(297.43mm)
1.97"
(50.04mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
18.98"
(482.09mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
24.03"
(610.36mm)
17.41"
(442.21mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1939 2013
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
29.46"
(748.28mm)
24.07"
(611.38mm)
5.39"
(136.90mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
36.98"
(939.29mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1939 1929
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
59.26"
(1,505.20mm)
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1939 2015
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
79.62"
(2,022.35mm)
69.53"
(1,766.06mm)
10.09"
(256.29mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1939 1949
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1909 1983
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
98.57"
(2,503.68mm)
86.83"
(2,205.48mm)
11.74"
(298.20mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1939 1932
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1910 1983

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/