Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1938
1-Month
5.65"
(143.51mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Apr–May 1938
2-Month
8.69"
(220.73mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 1934
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Mar–May 1938
3-Month
15.01"
(381.25mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb–May 1938
4-Month
17.46"
(443.48mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
0.70"
(17.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jan–May 1938
5-Month
21.26"
(540.00mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Dec 1937–May 1938
6-Month
24.42"
(620.27mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-0.59"
(-14.98mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Nov 1937–May 1938
7-Month
26.11"
(663.19mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Oct 1937–May 1938
8-Month
30.58"
(776.73mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-0.86"
(-21.85mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Sep 1937–May 1938
9-Month
32.53"
(826.26mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Aug 1937–May 1938
10-Month
36.17"
(918.72mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jul 1937–May 1938
11-Month
39.43"
(1,001.52mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jun 1937–May 1938
12-Month
43.99"
(1,117.35mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-3.00"
(-76.20mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1934 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Dec 1936–May 1938
18-Month
76.49"
(1,942.85mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jun 1936–May 1938
24-Month
94.24"
(2,393.70mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
0.30"
(7.62mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1935 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1935–May 1938
36-Month
139.33"
(3,538.98mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-1.64"
(-41.66mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jun 1934–May 1938
48-Month
194.55"
(4,941.57mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
6.55"
(166.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1937 1944
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1933–May 1938
60-Month
233.17"
(5,922.52mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-1.82"
(-46.23mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1935 1944
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 16, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/