Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1947

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1947
1-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1983
Ties: 1971
Apr–May 1947
2-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Ties: 1970, 2008
Mar–May 1947
3-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1946 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Ties: 1950, 2000
Feb–May 1947
4-Month
13.39"
(340.11mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.37"
(-85.59mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Jan–May 1947
5-Month
19.52"
(495.81mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-1.44"
(-36.57mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2011
Dec 1946–May 1947
6-Month
22.80"
(579.12mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-2.21"
(-56.13mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1950
Nov 1946–May 1947
7-Month
26.30"
(668.02mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Oct 1946–May 1947
8-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-2.72"
(-69.09mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1927
Sep 1946–May 1947
9-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-3.32"
(-84.32mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1946–May 1947
10-Month
35.70"
(906.78mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-2.69"
(-68.33mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1927
Jul 1946–May 1947
11-Month
39.79"
(1,010.67mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-2.94"
(-74.67mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1927
Jun 1946–May 1947
12-Month
43.60"
(1,107.44mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1945–May 1947
18-Month
68.13"
(1,730.50mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1945–May 1947
24-Month
90.88"
(2,308.35mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1944–May 1947
36-Month
138.47"
(3,517.14mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-2.50"
(-63.50mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1946 1942
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2019
Jun 1943–May 1947
48-Month
177.52"
(4,509.01mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-10.48"
(-266.19mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1942–May 1947
60-Month
230.45"
(5,853.43mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1946 1944
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/