Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1918

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1918
1-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.33"
(-8.39mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1917 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1916 1983
Apr–May 1918
2-Month
8.32"
(211.33mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1916 1934
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Mar–May 1918
3-Month
10.48"
(266.19mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1916 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Feb–May 1918
4-Month
12.46"
(316.48mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Jan–May 1918
5-Month
17.76"
(451.10mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-3.20"
(-81.28mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2011
Dec 1917–May 1918
6-Month
19.75"
(501.65mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1950
Nov 1917–May 1918
7-Month
20.96"
(532.38mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-7.67"
(-194.82mm)
5th Driest Driest to Date 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1979
Oct 1917–May 1918
8-Month
24.02"
(610.11mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-7.42"
(-188.47mm)
8th Driest Driest to Date 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1927
Sep 1917–May 1918
9-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-8.06"
(-204.72mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1900 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Aug 1917–May 1918
10-Month
30.09"
(764.29mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-8.30"
(-210.82mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1905 1941
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1927
Jul 1917–May 1918
11-Month
34.58"
(878.33mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-8.15"
(-207.01mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 1927
Jun 1917–May 1918
12-Month
38.90"
(988.06mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-8.09"
(-205.49mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1914 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Dec 1916–May 1918
18-Month
67.95"
(1,725.93mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1915 1931
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Jun 1916–May 1918
24-Month
89.46"
(2,272.28mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-4.48"
(-113.80mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1915 1941
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Jun 1915–May 1918
36-Month
145.45"
(3,694.43mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1916 1942
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019
Jun 1914–May 1918
48-Month
188.18"
(4,779.77mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1917 1944
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1914 2019
Jun 1913–May 1918
60-Month
224.14"
(5,693.16mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-10.85"
(-275.59mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1906 1944
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1917 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/