Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Texas

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
2.93"
(74.42mm)
2.31"
(58.67mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1939 2000
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2017
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
4.69"
(119.13mm)
4.65"
(118.11mm)
0.04"
(1.02mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1939 2000
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2017
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
9.56"
(242.82mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1920 2007
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
10.88"
(276.35mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2007
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
13.24"
(336.30mm)
2.29"
(58.16mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2007
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
16.44"
(417.58mm)
14.90"
(378.46mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2007
Ties: 1944
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
16.50"
(419.10mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1941
Ties: 1945
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
19.17"
(486.92mm)
17.98"
(456.69mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2007
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
20.63"
(524.00mm)
19.75"
(501.65mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2007
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
22.59"
(573.79mm)
21.57"
(547.88mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
24.04"
(610.62mm)
24.09"
(611.89mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1941
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
24.98"
(634.49mm)
27.06"
(687.32mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1939 2011
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2007
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
37.27"
(946.66mm)
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1939 1918
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
46.69"
(1,185.93mm)
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
-7.57"
(-192.27mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1918 1918
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
75.63"
(1,921.00mm)
81.37"
(2,066.80mm)
-5.74"
(-145.80mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1925 1918
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
101.43"
(2,576.32mm)
108.48"
(2,755.39mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2017
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
128.54"
(3,264.92mm)
135.52"
(3,442.21mm)
-6.98"
(-177.29mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1925 1956
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 19, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/