Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

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
2.39"
(60.71mm)
4.74"
(120.40mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1921 1951
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1907
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
9.29"
(235.97mm)
10.02"
(254.51mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 1899
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1991
Ties: 1924
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
13.85"
(351.79mm)
15.99"
(406.15mm)
-2.14"
(-54.36mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1991
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
20.05"
(509.27mm)
21.00"
(533.40mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1991
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
23.04"
(585.22mm)
26.28"
(667.51mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1936 2007
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1991
Ties: 1902
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
27.07"
(687.58mm)
31.85"
(808.99mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
28.53"
(724.66mm)
36.07"
(916.18mm)
-7.54"
(-191.52mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
29.89"
(759.21mm)
39.03"
(991.36mm)
-9.14"
(-232.15mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
32.95"
(836.93mm)
42.46"
(1,078.48mm)
-9.51"
(-241.55mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
36.06"
(915.92mm)
46.39"
(1,178.31mm)
-10.33"
(-262.39mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
51.40"
(1,305.56mm)
-10.67"
(-271.02mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
47.56"
(1,208.02mm)
55.57"
(1,411.48mm)
-8.01"
(-203.46mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1936 1904
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
80.83"
(2,053.08mm)
87.56"
(2,224.02mm)
-6.73"
(-170.94mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1980
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
100.95"
(2,564.13mm)
111.26"
(2,826.00mm)
-10.31"
(-261.87mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1937 1926
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1991
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
154.54"
(3,925.32mm)
166.96"
(4,240.78mm)
-12.42"
(-315.46mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
204.95"
(5,205.73mm)
222.49"
(5,651.25mm)
-17.54"
(-445.52mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1976
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
249.87"
(6,346.70mm)
277.83"
(7,056.88mm)
-27.96"
(-710.18mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1918 1957
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/