Climate at a Glance

Regional Rankings

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Ohio Valley Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
4.44"
(112.78mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
0.77"
(19.56mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1953
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1931 1915
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
6.76"
(171.70mm)
7.67"
(194.82mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1915
Ties: 1916
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
11.92"
(302.77mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1958
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
16.19"
(411.23mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1915
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
19.07"
(484.38mm)
20.10"
(510.54mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2015
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
22.31"
(566.67mm)
23.91"
(607.31mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2015
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
25.25"
(641.35mm)
26.58"
(675.13mm)
-1.33"
(-33.78mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
26.82"
(681.23mm)
29.63"
(752.60mm)
-2.81"
(-71.37mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
28.64"
(727.46mm)
32.72"
(831.09mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
30.22"
(767.59mm)
35.86"
(910.84mm)
-5.64"
(-143.25mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
32.43"
(823.72mm)
38.78"
(985.01mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
33.61"
(853.69mm)
42.24"
(1,072.90mm)
-8.63"
(-219.21mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1936 1936
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
58.82"
(1,494.03mm)
66.13"
(1,679.70mm)
-7.31"
(-185.67mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
77.19"
(1,960.63mm)
84.47"
(2,145.54mm)
-7.28"
(-184.91mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1931 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
121.62"
(3,089.15mm)
126.74"
(3,219.20mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
170.08"
(4,320.03mm)
168.98"
(4,292.09mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2022
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
201.41"
(5,115.81mm)
211.19"
(5,364.23mm)
-9.78"
(-248.42mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1934 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 2, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/