Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Arkansas

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
1.87"
(47.50mm)
3.46"
(87.88mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
8.52"
(216.41mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
13.28"
(337.31mm)
14.14"
(359.16mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 2000
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
17.73"
(450.34mm)
18.22"
(462.79mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
21.28"
(540.51mm)
23.37"
(593.60mm)
-2.09"
(-53.09mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1939 1952
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
28.41"
(721.61mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1897
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Ties: 1972
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
30.62"
(777.75mm)
33.18"
(842.77mm)
-2.56"
(-65.02mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1954
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2009
Ties: 1903
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
36.91"
(937.51mm)
-2.97"
(-75.43mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1963
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
35.49"
(901.45mm)
40.94"
(1,039.88mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
38.10"
(967.74mm)
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
-7.20"
(-182.88mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1945
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
41.44"
(1,052.58mm)
49.55"
(1,258.57mm)
-8.11"
(-205.99mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1936 1963
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1945
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
59.94"
(1,522.48mm)
72.97"
(1,853.44mm)
-13.03"
(-330.96mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1925 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
99.17"
(2,518.92mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1964
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
144.18"
(3,662.17mm)
148.75"
(3,778.25mm)
-4.57"
(-116.08mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
198.28"
(5,036.31mm)
198.43"
(5,040.12mm)
-0.15"
(-3.81mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2020
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
231.37"
(5,876.80mm)
247.95"
(6,297.93mm)
-16.58"
(-421.13mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1918 1967
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/