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Contiguous U.S.

Precipitation Rankings, November 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
November 1940
1-Month
2.91"
(73.91mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
109th Driest
Driest since:
1917
19th Wettest
Wettest since:
1983
Oct–Nov 1940
2-Month
4.68"
(118.87mm)
4.40"
(111.76mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
81st Driest
Driest since:
1917
47th Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Sep–Nov 1940
3-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
6.88"
(174.75mm)
-0.20"
(-5.08mm)
50th Driest
Driest since:
1939
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
1985
Aug–Nov 1940
4-Month
9.65"
(245.11mm)
9.50"
(241.30mm)
0.15"
(3.81mm)
64th Driest
Driest since:
1952
64th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jul–Nov 1940
5-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
12.28"
(311.91mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
54th Driest
Driest since:
1952
74th Wettest
Wettest since:
2018
Jun–Nov 1940
6-Month
15.13"
(384.30mm)
15.20"
(386.08mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
52nd Driest
Driest since:
1952
76th Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
May–Nov 1940
7-Month
17.35"
(440.69mm)
18.12"
(460.25mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
32nd Driest
Driest since:
1952
96th Wettest
Wettest since:
2004
Ties: 1921
Apr–Nov 1940
8-Month
20.39"
(517.91mm)
20.63"
(524.00mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
50th Driest
Driest since:
1952
78th Wettest
Wettest since:
2015
Mar–Nov 1940
9-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
23.14"
(587.76mm)
-0.48"
(-12.20mm)
44th Driest
Driest since:
1956
84th Wettest
Wettest since:
1973
Ties: 1921, 1978
Feb–Nov 1940
10-Month
25.64"
(651.26mm)
25.28"
(642.11mm)
0.36"
(9.15mm)
64th Driest
Driest since:
1910
64th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jan–Nov 1940
11-Month
27.57"
(700.28mm)
27.59"
(700.79mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
51st Driest
Driest since:
1910
77th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Ties: 1968
Dec 1939–Nov 1940
12-Month
29.45"
(748.03mm)
29.94"
(760.48mm)
-0.49"
(-12.45mm)
45th Driest
Driest since:
1931
82nd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Jun 1939–Nov 1940
18-Month
42.05"
(1,068.07mm)
45.16"
(1,147.06mm)
-3.11"
(-78.99mm)
20th Driest
Driest since:
1931
107th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1938–Nov 1940
24-Month
55.61"
(1,412.49mm)
59.90"
(1,521.46mm)
-4.29"
(-108.97mm)
13th Driest
Driest since:
1931
113th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1937–Nov 1940
36-Month
86.07"
(2,186.18mm)
89.86"
(2,282.44mm)
-3.79"
(-96.26mm)
22nd Driest
Driest since:
1956
103rd Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1936–Nov 1940
48-Month
116.94"
(2,970.28mm)
119.78"
(3,042.41mm)
-2.84"
(-72.13mm)
35th Driest
Driest since:
1956
89th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019
Dec 1935–Nov 1940
60-Month
143.20"
(3,637.28mm)
149.66"
(3,801.36mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
13th Driest
Driest since:
1956
110th Wettest
Wettest since:
2019

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