Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1950

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1950
1-Month
6.00"
(152.40mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.66"
(42.16mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1983
Ties: 1961
Apr–May 1950
2-Month
8.96"
(227.58mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
0.52"
(13.20mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1949 1934
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar–May 1950
3-Month
12.74"
(323.60mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-0.42"
(-10.66mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Ties: 1947, 2000
Feb–May 1950
4-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Jan–May 1950
5-Month
30.49"
(774.45mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
9.53"
(242.07mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 1949–May 1950
6-Month
36.21"
(919.73mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
11.20"
(284.48mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1950
Nov 1949–May 1950
7-Month
37.94"
(963.68mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
9.31"
(236.48mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1979
Oct 1949–May 1950
8-Month
42.45"
(1,078.23mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
11.01"
(279.65mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Sep 1949–May 1950
9-Month
44.29"
(1,124.97mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
9.63"
(244.61mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Aug 1949–May 1950
10-Month
48.74"
(1,238.00mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
10.35"
(262.89mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jul 1949–May 1950
11-Month
53.09"
(1,348.49mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
10.36"
(263.15mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 1927
Jun 1949–May 1950
12-Month
58.45"
(1,484.63mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
11.46"
(291.08mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Dec 1948–May 1950
18-Month
86.18"
(2,188.97mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
14.23"
(361.44mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1948–May 1950
24-Month
108.63"
(2,759.20mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
14.69"
(373.12mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1908 2019
Jun 1947–May 1950
36-Month
154.19"
(3,916.43mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
13.22"
(335.79mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1949 1942
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Jun 1946–May 1950
48-Month
197.79"
(5,023.87mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
9.79"
(248.67mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1949 1944
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Jun 1945–May 1950
60-Month
245.07"
(6,224.78mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
10.08"
(256.03mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1949 1944
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/