Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, April 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1940
1-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 1915
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Mar–Apr 1940
2-Month
10.20"
(259.08mm)
9.96"
(252.98mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1939 1915
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1897
Ties: 1934
Feb–Apr 1940
3-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1915
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1897
Jan–Apr 1940
4-Month
17.55"
(445.77mm)
19.30"
(490.22mm)
-1.75"
(-44.45mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1934 1986
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Dec 1939–Apr 1940
5-Month
20.89"
(530.61mm)
24.25"
(615.95mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1986
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1994
Nov 1939–Apr 1940
6-Month
22.49"
(571.25mm)
28.31"
(719.07mm)
-5.82"
(-147.82mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1986
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Oct 1939–Apr 1940
7-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
31.38"
(797.05mm)
-7.72"
(-196.09mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Sep 1939–Apr 1940
8-Month
25.05"
(636.27mm)
34.78"
(883.41mm)
-9.73"
(-247.14mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–Apr 1940
9-Month
28.17"
(715.52mm)
38.62"
(980.95mm)
-10.45"
(-265.43mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–Apr 1940
10-Month
31.93"
(811.02mm)
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
-11.09"
(-281.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jun 1939–Apr 1940
11-Month
38.31"
(973.07mm)
47.31"
(1,201.67mm)
-9.00"
(-228.60mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1939–Apr 1940
12-Month
41.87"
(1,063.50mm)
51.74"
(1,314.20mm)
-9.87"
(-250.70mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Ties: 1900
Nov 1938–Apr 1940
18-Month
75.31"
(1,912.87mm)
80.03"
(2,032.76mm)
-4.72"
(-119.89mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1932 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Ties: 1901
May 1938–Apr 1940
24-Month
99.73"
(2,533.14mm)
103.45"
(2,627.63mm)
-3.72"
(-94.49mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1937 1942
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
May 1937–Apr 1940
36-Month
149.30"
(3,792.22mm)
155.19"
(3,941.83mm)
-5.89"
(-149.61mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1938 1942
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
May 1936–Apr 1940
48-Month
201.69"
(5,122.93mm)
206.79"
(5,252.47mm)
-5.10"
(-129.54mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1938 1943
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
May 1935–Apr 1940
60-Month
247.83"
(6,294.88mm)
258.33"
(6,561.58mm)
-10.50"
(-266.70mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1935 1944
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976
Ties: 1928

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/