Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Amomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
3.21"
(81.53mm)
4.44"
(112.78mm)
-1.23"
(-31.25mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Ties: 1987
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
7.74"
(196.60mm)
8.96"
(227.58mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
13.41"
(340.61mm)
14.40"
(365.76mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
18.86"
(479.04mm)
-0.23"
(-5.84mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
23.75"
(603.25mm)
-2.99"
(-75.95mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1950
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
24.10"
(612.14mm)
28.69"
(728.73mm)
-4.59"
(-116.59mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1991
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
32.75"
(831.85mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
26.87"
(682.50mm)
35.82"
(909.83mm)
-8.95"
(-227.33mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
39.22"
(996.19mm)
-10.96"
(-278.39mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
31.38"
(797.05mm)
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
-11.68"
(-296.67mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
35.14"
(892.56mm)
47.46"
(1,205.48mm)
-12.32"
(-312.92mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
41.52"
(1,054.61mm)
51.76"
(1,314.70mm)
-10.24"
(-260.09mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
74.27"
(1,886.46mm)
80.43"
(2,042.92mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
97.17"
(2,468.12mm)
103.48"
(2,628.39mm)
-6.31"
(-160.27mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1932 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
147.82"
(3,754.63mm)
155.23"
(3,942.84mm)
-7.41"
(-188.21mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
203.63"
(5,172.20mm)
206.86"
(5,254.24mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
246.35"
(6,257.29mm)
258.41"
(6,563.61mm)
-12.06"
(-306.32mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1935 1944
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2019, retrieved on September 24, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/