Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1897
1-Month
3.71"
(94.23mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Apr–May 1897
2-Month
9.87"
(250.70mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
37th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–May 1897
3-Month
17.82"
(452.63mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
4.66"
(118.37mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 1897
4-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
7.48"
(190.00mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–May 1897
5-Month
27.55"
(699.77mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
6.59"
(167.39mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1939
Dec 1896–May 1897
6-Month
29.08"
(738.63mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
4.07"
(103.38mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 1950
Nov 1896–May 1897
7-Month
33.81"
(858.77mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
5.18"
(131.57mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
26th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1896–May 1897
8-Month
35.54"
(902.72mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Sep 1896–May 1897
9-Month
39.16"
(994.66mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–May 1897
10-Month
42.01"
(1,067.05mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
3.62"
(91.94mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jul 1896–May 1897
11-Month
49.36"
(1,253.74mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jun 1896–May 1897
12-Month
53.84"
(1,367.54mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
6.85"
(173.99mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
24th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Dec 1895–May 1897
18-Month
75.17"
(1,909.32mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
68th Driest Driest to Date 1931
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1897
24-Month
93.77"
(2,381.76mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
51st Driest Driest to Date 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/