Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

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
3.55"
(90.17mm)
5.15"
(130.81mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1937 1911
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Ties: 1956
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
10.19"
(258.83mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 2012
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1957
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
14.96"
(379.98mm)
-2.07"
(-52.57mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
16.21"
(411.73mm)
18.69"
(474.73mm)
-2.48"
(-63.00mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1990
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
22.72"
(577.09mm)
-4.96"
(-125.99mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1990
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
20.37"
(517.40mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
-6.71"
(-170.43mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1945
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
31.33"
(795.78mm)
-7.62"
(-193.55mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
25.41"
(645.41mm)
34.81"
(884.17mm)
-9.40"
(-238.76mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
-11.29"
(-286.77mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
29.68"
(753.87mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-12.14"
(-308.36mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
32.96"
(837.18mm)
45.55"
(1,156.97mm)
-12.59"
(-319.79mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
37.33"
(948.18mm)
49.63"
(1,260.60mm)
-12.30"
(-312.42mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
70.94"
(1,801.88mm)
76.70"
(1,948.18mm)
-5.76"
(-146.30mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1946
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
89.21"
(2,265.93mm)
99.26"
(2,521.20mm)
-10.05"
(-255.27mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1937 1955
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
147.67"
(3,750.82mm)
148.91"
(3,782.31mm)
-1.24"
(-31.49mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
196.63"
(4,994.40mm)
198.53"
(5,042.66mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1976
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
233.41"
(5,928.61mm)
247.96"
(6,298.18mm)
-14.55"
(-369.57mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1926 1967
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/