Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Connecticut

Precipitation Rankings, May 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1940
1-Month
6.33"
(160.78mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1939 1903
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1984
Apr–May 1940
2-Month
12.24"
(310.90mm)
8.05"
(204.47mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1939 1986
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1901
Mar–May 1940
3-Month
17.86"
(453.64mm)
12.24"
(310.90mm)
5.62"
(142.74mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1939 1915
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 1901
Feb–May 1940
4-Month
20.76"
(527.30mm)
15.51"
(393.95mm)
5.25"
(133.35mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1939 2015
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1901 1983
Jan–May 1940
5-Month
23.81"
(604.77mm)
19.25"
(488.95mm)
4.56"
(115.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1983
Dec 1939–May 1940
6-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
23.23"
(590.04mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1939 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1939–May 1940
7-Month
28.78"
(731.01mm)
27.37"
(695.20mm)
1.41"
(35.81mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1939 1985
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Oct 1939–May 1940
8-Month
33.95"
(862.33mm)
31.07"
(789.18mm)
2.88"
(73.15mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1939 1905
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1984
Sep 1939–May 1940
9-Month
36.70"
(932.18mm)
35.05"
(890.27mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1939–May 1940
10-Month
42.91"
(1,089.91mm)
39.27"
(997.46mm)
3.64"
(92.45mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1938 1985
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jul 1939–May 1940
11-Month
44.65"
(1,134.11mm)
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
1.50"
(38.10mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1936 1965
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jun 1939–May 1940
12-Month
47.99"
(1,218.95mm)
46.81"
(1,188.97mm)
1.18"
(29.98mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1936 1965
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1938–May 1940
18-Month
70.99"
(1,803.15mm)
70.09"
(1,780.29mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1936 1966
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Jun 1938–May 1940
24-Month
110.49"
(2,806.45mm)
93.63"
(2,378.20mm)
16.86"
(428.25mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Jun 1937–May 1940
36-Month
161.43"
(4,100.32mm)
140.52"
(3,569.21mm)
20.91"
(531.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1938 1966
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1984
Jun 1936–May 1940
48-Month
211.22"
(5,364.99mm)
187.51"
(4,762.75mm)
23.71"
(602.24mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2007
Jun 1935–May 1940
60-Month
257.39"
(6,537.71mm)
234.38"
(5,953.25mm)
23.01"
(584.46mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1939 1966
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1904 2010

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 23, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/