Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
2.13"
(54.10mm)
4.89"
(124.21mm)
-2.76"
(-70.11mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1986
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
9.83"
(249.68mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1986
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
7.07"
(179.58mm)
13.89"
(352.81mm)
-6.82"
(-173.23mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1914 1914
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1949
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
8.24"
(209.30mm)
16.96"
(430.78mm)
-8.72"
(-221.48mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
9.63"
(244.60mm)
20.36"
(517.14mm)
-10.73"
(-272.54mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
12.75"
(323.85mm)
24.21"
(614.93mm)
-11.46"
(-291.08mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
16.51"
(419.35mm)
28.60"
(726.44mm)
-12.09"
(-307.09mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
22.89"
(581.41mm)
32.90"
(835.66mm)
-10.01"
(-254.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1950
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
26.45"
(671.83mm)
37.32"
(947.93mm)
-10.87"
(-276.10mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1914
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
31.62"
(803.15mm)
41.82"
(1,062.23mm)
-10.20"
(-259.08mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
36.57"
(928.88mm)
47.26"
(1,200.40mm)
-10.69"
(-271.52mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
46.67"
(1,185.42mm)
51.73"
(1,313.94mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
67.45"
(1,713.23mm)
75.95"
(1,929.13mm)
-8.50"
(-215.90mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1942
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Ties: 1982
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
97.16"
(2,467.86mm)
103.51"
(2,629.15mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1939 1942
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2020
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
143.77"
(3,651.76mm)
155.17"
(3,941.32mm)
-11.40"
(-289.56mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1933 1944
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
200.22"
(5,085.59mm)
206.83"
(5,253.48mm)
-6.61"
(-167.89mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
248.77"
(6,318.76mm)
258.39"
(6,563.11mm)
-9.62"
(-244.35mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1935 1944
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Ties: 1955

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2020, retrieved on October 20, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/