Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1900

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1900
1-Month
3.68"
(93.47mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.66"
(-16.77mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1983
Apr–May 1900
2-Month
5.86"
(148.84mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-2.58"
(-65.54mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1934
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Mar–May 1900
3-Month
8.46"
(214.88mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-4.70"
(-119.38mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Ties: 1926
Feb–May 1900
4-Month
13.08"
(332.23mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1895 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Jan–May 1900
5-Month
15.82"
(401.83mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-5.14"
(-130.55mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2011
Dec 1899–May 1900
6-Month
19.95"
(506.73mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-5.06"
(-128.52mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1950
Nov 1899–May 1900
7-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-6.64"
(-168.65mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1979
Oct 1899–May 1900
8-Month
24.43"
(620.52mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-7.01"
(-178.06mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1927
Sep 1899–May 1900
9-Month
26.14"
(663.96mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-8.52"
(-216.40mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Aug 1899–May 1900
10-Month
29.29"
(743.97mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-9.10"
(-231.14mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1927
Jul 1899–May 1900
11-Month
32.88"
(835.15mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-9.85"
(-250.19mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1899 1927
Jun 1899–May 1900
12-Month
35.99"
(914.15mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-11.00"
(-279.40mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Dec 1898–May 1900
18-Month
65.37"
(1,660.40mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-6.58"
(-167.13mm)
22nd Driest Driest to Date 1931
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1898–May 1900
24-Month
89.66"
(2,277.36mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-4.28"
(-108.72mm)
37th Driest Driest to Date 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1897–May 1900
36-Month
135.93"
(3,452.62mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-5.04"
(-128.02mm)
36th Driest Driest to Date 1942
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1896–May 1900
48-Month
189.77"
(4,820.16mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
60th Driest Driest to Date 1944
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1899 2019
Jun 1895–May 1900
60-Month
229.70"
(5,834.38mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-5.29"
(-134.37mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1944
86th 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/