Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Missouri

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
4.66"
(118.36mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1934 1901
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
6.84"
(173.74mm)
8.63"
(219.20mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1901
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Ties: 1924
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
9.31"
(236.47mm)
11.84"
(300.74mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Ties: 1928
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
10.84"
(275.34mm)
13.86"
(352.04mm)
-3.02"
(-76.70mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1945
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
12.20"
(309.88mm)
15.95"
(405.13mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
18.25"
(463.55mm)
-4.63"
(-117.60mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
16.22"
(411.99mm)
21.16"
(537.46mm)
-4.94"
(-125.47mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Ties: 1914
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
18.07"
(458.98mm)
24.37"
(619.00mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
18.89"
(479.81mm)
28.49"
(723.65mm)
-9.60"
(-243.84mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
23.52"
(597.41mm)
32.21"
(818.13mm)
-8.69"
(-220.72mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
26.47"
(672.34mm)
35.92"
(912.37mm)
-9.45"
(-240.03mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1934 1954
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
32.20"
(817.88mm)
40.52"
(1,029.21mm)
-8.32"
(-211.33mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1934 1954
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
51.81"
(1,315.97mm)
58.77"
(1,492.76mm)
-6.96"
(-176.79mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1937 1954
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
70.26"
(1,784.60mm)
81.08"
(2,059.43mm)
-10.82"
(-274.83mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1932 1954
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
110.58"
(2,808.73mm)
121.61"
(3,088.89mm)
-11.03"
(-280.16mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1936 1956
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1929
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
147.80"
(3,754.12mm)
162.17"
(4,119.12mm)
-14.37"
(-365.00mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1937 1956
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
183.54"
(4,661.92mm)
202.74"
(5,149.60mm)
-19.20"
(-487.68mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1934 1957
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Ties: 1981

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 5, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/