Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
4.80"
(121.92mm)
3.38"
(85.85mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1939 2000
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1915
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1939 2000
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1950
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
14.01"
(355.85mm)
11.17"
(283.72mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1915
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
17.56"
(446.02mm)
16.32"
(414.53mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1905
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
24.45"
(621.03mm)
21.36"
(542.54mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
26.90"
(683.26mm)
26.13"
(663.70mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1939 1936
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1927
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
29.85"
(758.19mm)
0.37"
(9.40mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1937 1936
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1945
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
31.77"
(806.96mm)
33.89"
(860.81mm)
-2.12"
(-53.85mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
38.25"
(971.55mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1945
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
37.72"
(958.09mm)
42.50"
(1,079.50mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1945
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
39.42"
(1,001.27mm)
45.98"
(1,167.89mm)
-6.56"
(-166.62mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
41.14"
(1,044.96mm)
49.59"
(1,259.59mm)
-8.45"
(-214.63mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
66.99"
(1,701.55mm)
75.73"
(1,923.54mm)
-8.74"
(-221.99mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
92.58"
(2,351.53mm)
99.20"
(2,519.68mm)
-6.62"
(-168.15mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
149.55"
(3,798.57mm)
148.81"
(3,779.77mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
203.76"
(5,175.50mm)
198.43"
(5,040.12mm)
5.33"
(135.38mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
235.45"
(5,980.43mm)
247.93"
(6,297.42mm)
-12.48"
(-316.99mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 1967
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/