Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kansas

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
3.57"
(90.68mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1996
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
7.59"
(192.79mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1996
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Ties: 1998
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
10.08"
(256.03mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
10.78"
(273.81mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
11.30"
(287.02mm)
13.76"
(349.50mm)
-2.46"
(-62.48mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
11.60"
(294.64mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-5.02"
(-127.51mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1934 1953
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
14.87"
(377.70mm)
19.73"
(501.14mm)
-4.86"
(-123.44mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
23.08"
(586.23mm)
-6.90"
(-175.26mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1917 1956
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-6.47"
(-164.34mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1937 1953
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
37.51"
(952.75mm)
-8.87"
(-225.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1937 1937
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
54.17"
(1,375.92mm)
-12.58"
(-319.53mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1954
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
67.70"
(1,719.58mm)
81.15"
(2,061.21mm)
-13.45"
(-341.63mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1939 1955
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1995
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
85.93"
(2,182.62mm)
108.10"
(2,745.74mm)
-22.17"
(-563.12mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1945
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
109.24"
(2,774.70mm)
135.02"
(3,429.51mm)
-25.78"
(-654.81mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1957
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2019, retrieved on August 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/