Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1951

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1951
1-Month
2.58"
(65.53mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Apr–May 1951
2-Month
5.95"
(151.13mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-2.49"
(-63.25mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Mar–May 1951
3-Month
10.89"
(276.61mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-2.27"
(-57.65mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1942 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Feb–May 1951
4-Month
15.53"
(394.46mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-1.23"
(-31.24mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Ties: 1907
Jan–May 1951
5-Month
22.96"
(583.18mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
2.00"
(50.80mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Dec 1950–May 1951
6-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Nov 1950–May 1951
7-Month
30.46"
(773.68mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1979
Oct 1950–May 1951
8-Month
32.30"
(820.42mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
0.86"
(21.84mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Sep 1950–May 1951
9-Month
37.70"
(957.58mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
3.04"
(77.22mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Aug 1950–May 1951
10-Month
42.39"
(1,076.71mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
4.00"
(101.60mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jul 1950–May 1951
11-Month
48.69"
(1,236.73mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
5.96"
(151.39mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jun 1950–May 1951
12-Month
55.10"
(1,399.54mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
8.11"
(205.99mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Dec 1949–May 1951
18-Month
91.31"
(2,319.27mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
19.36"
(491.74mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1949–May 1951
24-Month
113.55"
(2,884.17mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
19.61"
(498.09mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1948–May 1951
36-Month
163.73"
(4,158.74mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1950 1942
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1947–May 1951
48-Month
209.29"
(5,315.97mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
21.29"
(540.77mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1950 1944
8th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1946–May 1951
60-Month
252.89"
(6,423.41mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1950 1944
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/