Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Tennessee

Precipitation Rankings, December 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2018)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1940
1-Month
3.50"
(88.90mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1990
Nov–Dec 1940
2-Month
7.22"
(183.39mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1939 1917
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1948
Oct–Dec 1940
3-Month
9.18"
(233.17mm)
12.03"
(305.56mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1939 1965
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1990
Sep–Dec 1940
4-Month
10.29"
(261.37mm)
15.43"
(391.92mm)
-5.14"
(-130.55mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1957
Aug–Dec 1940
5-Month
14.53"
(369.06mm)
19.28"
(489.71mm)
-4.75"
(-120.65mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 1953
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1926
Jul–Dec 1940
6-Month
18.33"
(465.58mm)
23.66"
(600.96mm)
-5.33"
(-135.38mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1939
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1972
Jun–Dec 1940
7-Month
22.44"
(569.98mm)
27.89"
(708.41mm)
-5.45"
(-138.43mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1939 1953
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1926
Ties: 1968
May–Dec 1940
8-Month
25.65"
(651.51mm)
32.34"
(821.44mm)
-6.69"
(-169.93mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1939 1913
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2009
Apr–Dec 1940
9-Month
30.18"
(766.57mm)
36.85"
(935.99mm)
-6.67"
(-169.42mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Mar–Dec 1940
10-Month
35.85"
(910.59mm)
42.30"
(1,074.42mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1973
Feb–Dec 1940
11-Month
41.07"
(1,043.18mm)
46.75"
(1,187.45mm)
-5.68"
(-144.27mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1937 2007
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jan–Dec 1940
12-Month
43.20"
(1,097.28mm)
51.64"
(1,311.66mm)
-8.44"
(-214.38mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jul 1939–Dec 1940
18-Month
57.58"
(1,462.53mm)
75.36"
(1,914.14mm)
-17.78"
(-451.61mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jan 1939–Dec 1940
24-Month
94.13"
(2,390.90mm)
103.36"
(2,625.34mm)
-9.23"
(-234.44mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1973
Jan 1938–Dec 1940
36-Month
143.78"
(3,652.01mm)
155.12"
(3,940.05mm)
-11.34"
(-288.04mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1943
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jan 1937–Dec 1940
48-Month
199.37"
(5,064.00mm)
206.81"
(5,252.97mm)
-7.44"
(-188.97mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975
Jan 1936–Dec 1940
60-Month
246.17"
(6,252.72mm)
258.46"
(6,564.88mm)
-12.29"
(-312.16mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1934 1943
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/