Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1917

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1917
1-Month
3.54"
(89.92mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.80"
(-20.32mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Apr–May 1917
2-Month
8.35"
(212.09mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011
Mar–May 1917
3-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011
Feb–May 1917
4-Month
18.61"
(472.69mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1912 2011
Jan–May 1917
5-Month
24.90"
(632.46mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
3.94"
(100.08mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2011
Dec 1916–May 1917
6-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 1950
Nov 1916–May 1917
7-Month
30.58"
(776.73mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1979
Oct 1916–May 1917
8-Month
33.11"
(840.99mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
1.67"
(42.41mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Sep 1916–May 1917
9-Month
36.71"
(932.43mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
2.05"
(52.07mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Aug 1916–May 1917
10-Month
41.19"
(1,046.23mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Jul 1916–May 1917
11-Month
45.37"
(1,152.40mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1927
Jun 1916–May 1917
12-Month
50.56"
(1,284.22mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Dec 1915–May 1917
18-Month
78.42"
(1,991.87mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
6.47"
(164.34mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1915–May 1917
24-Month
106.55"
(2,706.37mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1914–May 1917
36-Month
149.28"
(3,791.71mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
8.31"
(211.07mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1916 1942
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1913 2019
Jun 1913–May 1917
48-Month
185.24"
(4,705.10mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1915 1944
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019
Jun 1912–May 1917
60-Month
236.44"
(6,005.58mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
1.45"
(36.83mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1915 1944
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1916 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/