Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1952

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1952
1-Month
4.03"
(102.36mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.31"
(-7.88mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Apr–May 1952
2-Month
6.68"
(169.67mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1951 1934
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Mar–May 1952
3-Month
13.99"
(355.35mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
0.83"
(21.09mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1948 2011
Feb–May 1952
4-Month
16.67"
(423.42mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jan–May 1952
5-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Dec 1951–May 1952
6-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
4.63"
(117.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Nov 1951–May 1952
7-Month
36.79"
(934.47mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
8.16"
(207.27mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1979
Oct 1951–May 1952
8-Month
38.59"
(980.19mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
7.15"
(181.61mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Sep 1951–May 1952
9-Month
42.96"
(1,091.18mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
8.30"
(210.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Aug 1951–May 1952
10-Month
46.19"
(1,173.23mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
7.80"
(198.12mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jul 1951–May 1952
11-Month
49.26"
(1,251.20mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
6.53"
(165.86mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jun 1951–May 1952
12-Month
54.26"
(1,378.20mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
7.27"
(184.65mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1949 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Dec 1950–May 1952
18-Month
79.59"
(2,021.59mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
7.64"
(194.06mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1949 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun 1950–May 1952
24-Month
109.36"
(2,777.74mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
15.42"
(391.66mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1950 1941
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun 1949–May 1952
36-Month
167.81"
(4,262.37mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
26.84"
(681.73mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1951 1942
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1948–May 1952
48-Month
217.99"
(5,536.95mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
29.99"
(761.75mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1951 1944
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jun 1947–May 1952
60-Month
263.55"
(6,694.17mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
28.56"
(725.42mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1951 1944
5th 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 11, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/