Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1942

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1942
1-Month
3.39"
(86.11mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.95"
(-24.13mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1983
Apr–May 1942
2-Month
6.31"
(160.27mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-2.13"
(-54.11mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Mar–May 1942
3-Month
10.77"
(273.56mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Feb–May 1942
4-Month
13.47"
(342.14mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Jan–May 1942
5-Month
16.54"
(420.12mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-4.42"
(-112.26mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2011
Ties: 1969
Dec 1941–May 1942
6-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-5.61"
(-142.49mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1950
Nov 1941–May 1942
7-Month
22.21"
(564.13mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-6.42"
(-163.07mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 1979
Oct 1941–May 1942
8-Month
26.41"
(670.81mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-5.03"
(-127.77mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Sep 1941–May 1942
9-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-6.99"
(-177.54mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1941–May 1942
10-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-7.48"
(-190.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Jul 1941–May 1942
11-Month
37.24"
(945.90mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-5.49"
(-139.44mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Ties: 1963
Jun 1941–May 1942
12-Month
41.93"
(1,065.02mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-5.06"
(-128.53mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Dec 1940–May 1942
18-Month
54.22"
(1,377.19mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-17.73"
(-450.34mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1940–May 1942
24-Month
70.78"
(1,797.81mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-23.16"
(-588.27mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Jun 1939–May 1942
36-Month
111.61"
(2,834.89mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-29.36"
(-745.75mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1942
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1938–May 1942
48-Month
164.88"
(4,187.95mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-23.12"
(-587.25mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1905 1944
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019
Jun 1937–May 1942
60-Month
208.87"
(5,305.30mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-26.12"
(-663.45mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1905 1944
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1941 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/