Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1896

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1896
1-Month
4.75"
(120.65mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
46th Wettest Wettest to Date 1983
Apr–May 1896
2-Month
6.36"
(161.54mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-2.08"
(-52.84mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1895 1934
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1895 2011
Ties: 1895, 1921
Mar–May 1896
3-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-0.84"
(-21.33mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
76th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 1896
4-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–May 1896
5-Month
16.92"
(429.77mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-4.04"
(-102.61mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1895–May 1896
6-Month
21.33"
(541.78mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1941
96th Wettest Wettest to Date 1950
Nov 1895–May 1896
7-Month
25.26"
(641.60mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-3.37"
(-85.60mm)
39th Driest Driest to Date 1941
86th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1895–May 1896
8-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
26th Driest Driest to Date 1941
99th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Sep 1895–May 1896
9-Month
27.74"
(704.60mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-6.92"
(-175.76mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1941
111th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1895–May 1896
10-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-7.90"
(-200.66mm)
10th Driest Driest to Date 1941
115th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jul 1895–May 1896
11-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1941
108th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jun 1895–May 1896
12-Month
39.93"
(1,014.22mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-7.06"
(-179.33mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1941
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Ties: 2000

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/