Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Ohio

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
4.41"
(112.01mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1968
Ties: 1960
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
9.88"
(250.95mm)
7.31"
(185.67mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2011
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
12.89"
(327.41mm)
10.68"
(271.27mm)
2.21"
(56.14mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
17.43"
(442.72mm)
15.79"
(401.07mm)
1.64"
(41.65mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
18.90"
(480.06mm)
18.52"
(470.41mm)
0.38"
(9.65mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Ties: 1961
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
19.88"
(504.95mm)
21.32"
(541.53mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1936 1934
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
23.87"
(606.30mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1939 1934
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
24.99"
(634.75mm)
26.85"
(681.99mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
27.15"
(689.61mm)
30.31"
(769.87mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1954
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
34.30"
(871.22mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
37.83"
(960.88mm)
38.26"
(971.80mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
56.58"
(1,437.13mm)
56.75"
(1,441.45mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
76.48"
(1,942.59mm)
76.49"
(1,942.85mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
118.92"
(3,020.57mm)
114.74"
(2,914.40mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1902
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
160.82"
(4,084.83mm)
153.02"
(3,886.71mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
199.49"
(5,067.05mm)
191.33"
(4,859.78mm)
8.16"
(207.27mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1939 1935
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1930 2008

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/