Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Mississippi

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
3.73"
(94.74mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
-0.19"
(-4.83mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1939 1954
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2022
Ties: 2006
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
13.73"
(348.74mm)
8.90"
(226.06mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1939 1924
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2012
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
19.86"
(504.44mm)
13.00"
(330.20mm)
6.86"
(174.24mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1939 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1900 2021
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
22.25"
(565.15mm)
17.74"
(450.60mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1939 2000
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2021
Ties: 1978
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
29.15"
(740.41mm)
23.02"
(584.71mm)
6.13"
(155.70mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2021
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
33.71"
(856.23mm)
28.99"
(736.35mm)
4.72"
(119.88mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 2021
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
39.91"
(1,013.71mm)
33.99"
(863.35mm)
5.92"
(150.36mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1928 1991
Ties: 1949
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
42.90"
(1,089.66mm)
39.28"
(997.71mm)
3.62"
(91.95mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1991
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
46.93"
(1,192.02mm)
44.85"
(1,139.19mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
48.39"
(1,229.11mm)
49.07"
(1,246.38mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1938 1986
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
49.75"
(1,263.65mm)
52.02"
(1,321.31mm)
-2.27"
(-57.66mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
52.81"
(1,341.37mm)
55.46"
(1,408.68mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1983
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
82.22"
(2,088.39mm)
84.62"
(2,149.35mm)
-2.40"
(-60.96mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1925
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1974
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
106.35"
(2,701.29mm)
111.13"
(2,822.70mm)
-4.78"
(-121.41mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1937 1918
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
161.82"
(4,110.23mm)
166.79"
(4,236.47mm)
-4.97"
(-126.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1939 1956
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2021
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
214.62"
(5,451.35mm)
222.35"
(5,647.69mm)
-7.73"
(-196.34mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1939 1957
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2022
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
259.47"
(6,590.54mm)
277.73"
(7,054.34mm)
-18.26"
(-463.80mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1956
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 6, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/