Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
1.96"
(49.78mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
-1.07"
(-27.18mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1925
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
3.07"
(77.98mm)
6.43"
(163.32mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1939 1963
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
7.31"
(185.67mm)
10.28"
(261.11mm)
-2.97"
(-75.44mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1953
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Ties: 1954
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
11.11"
(282.19mm)
14.67"
(372.62mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 1953
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
18.90"
(480.06mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1953
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1989
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
23.34"
(592.84mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1936 1897
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
27.85"
(707.39mm)
-4.89"
(-124.21mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1936 1952
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
28.63"
(727.20mm)
33.30"
(845.82mm)
-4.67"
(-118.62mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1931 1987
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
33.85"
(859.79mm)
37.75"
(958.85mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1936 2007
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
35.98"
(913.89mm)
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
-6.66"
(-169.17mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1931 2007
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1989
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
39.32"
(998.73mm)
47.58"
(1,208.53mm)
-8.26"
(-209.80mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 2007
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
40.92"
(1,039.37mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
-10.72"
(-272.29mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1989
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
60.30"
(1,531.62mm)
75.07"
(1,906.78mm)
-14.77"
(-375.16mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
93.74"
(2,381.00mm)
103.37"
(2,625.60mm)
-9.63"
(-244.60mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1950
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
142.21"
(3,612.13mm)
155.10"
(3,939.54mm)
-12.89"
(-327.41mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
201.87"
(5,127.50mm)
206.82"
(5,253.23mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
245.27"
(6,229.86mm)
258.42"
(6,563.87mm)
-13.15"
(-334.01mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 12, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/