Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Nevada

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
0.24"
(6.10mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1929 1924
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1995
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
1.76"
(44.70mm)
1.88"
(47.75mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1995
Ties: 1939
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
2.65"
(67.31mm)
2.96"
(75.18mm)
-0.31"
(-7.87mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1937 1910
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1995
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
4.41"
(112.01mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.35"
(8.89mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1939 1972
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1998
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
6.60"
(167.64mm)
5.23"
(132.84mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966, 1972
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1995
Ties: 1930, 1937
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
7.40"
(187.96mm)
7.13"
(181.10mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1995
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
8.73"
(221.74mm)
7.90"
(200.66mm)
0.83"
(21.08mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1939 1959
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
10.07"
(255.78mm)
8.47"
(215.14mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
10.61"
(269.49mm)
9.06"
(230.12mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Ties: 1993
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
11.31"
(287.27mm)
9.60"
(243.84mm)
1.71"
(43.43mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1939 1929
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
11.54"
(293.12mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
1.24"
(31.50mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1983
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
16.79"
(426.47mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1936 1929
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1907
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
21.50"
(546.10mm)
20.61"
(523.49mm)
0.89"
(22.61mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
33.77"
(857.76mm)
30.88"
(784.35mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1938 1961
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1985
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
45.63"
(1,159.00mm)
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1939 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1986
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
53.85"
(1,367.79mm)
51.36"
(1,304.54mm)
2.49"
(63.25mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1986

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 4, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/