Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1948
1-Month
3.36"
(85.34mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.98"
(-24.90mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1983
Apr–May 1948
2-Month
8.50"
(215.90mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
0.06"
(1.52mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1946 1934
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar–May 1948
3-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–May 1948
4-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
3.11"
(79.00mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan–May 1948
5-Month
23.07"
(585.98mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
2.11"
(53.60mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Dec 1947–May 1948
6-Month
24.88"
(631.95mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1950
Nov 1947–May 1948
7-Month
27.80"
(706.12mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1979
Oct 1947–May 1948
8-Month
30.00"
(762.00mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1927
Sep 1947–May 1948
9-Month
33.00"
(838.20mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Aug 1947–May 1948
10-Month
37.10"
(942.34mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1927
Jul 1947–May 1948
11-Month
40.84"
(1,037.34mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-1.89"
(-48.00mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1927
Jun 1947–May 1948
12-Month
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-1.43"
(-36.33mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Dec 1946–May 1948
18-Month
68.36"
(1,736.34mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-3.59"
(-91.19mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1946–May 1948
24-Month
89.16"
(2,264.66mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-4.78"
(-121.42mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1945 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1945–May 1948
36-Month
136.44"
(3,465.58mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-4.53"
(-115.06mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1946 1942
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jun 1944–May 1948
48-Month
184.03"
(4,674.36mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-3.97"
(-100.84mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1947 1944
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jun 1943–May 1948
60-Month
223.08"
(5,666.23mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-11.91"
(-302.52mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1970

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 20, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/