Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1898
1-Month
4.60"
(116.84mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
0.26"
(6.60mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1983
Apr–May 1898
2-Month
7.92"
(201.17mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-0.52"
(-13.21mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1896 1934
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Mar–May 1898
3-Month
15.27"
(387.86mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Feb–May 1898
4-Month
16.89"
(429.01mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
0.13"
(3.31mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Jan–May 1898
5-Month
25.54"
(648.72mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
4.58"
(116.34mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Dec 1897–May 1898
6-Month
29.32"
(744.73mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
27th Wettest Wettest to Date 1950
Nov 1897–May 1898
7-Month
33.85"
(859.79mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
5.22"
(132.59mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
25th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1897–May 1898
8-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1927
Sep 1897–May 1898
9-Month
35.27"
(895.86mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
0.61"
(15.50mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Aug 1897–May 1898
10-Month
38.12"
(968.25mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-0.27"
(-6.86mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1927
Jul 1897–May 1898
11-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-0.17"
(-4.32mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1927
Jun 1897–May 1898
12-Month
46.27"
(1,175.26mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2019
Dec 1896–May 1898
18-Month
75.35"
(1,913.89mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
55th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1896–May 1898
24-Month
100.11"
(2,542.79mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
6.17"
(156.71mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1897 1941
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1895–May 1898
36-Month
140.04"
(3,557.02mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-0.93"
(-23.62mm)
56th Driest Driest to Date 1942
67th 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 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/