Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1953
1-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.12"
(28.44mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1983
Apr–May 1953
2-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
0.96"
(24.38mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1952 1934
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Ties: 2013
Mar–May 1953
3-Month
14.89"
(378.21mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
1.73"
(43.95mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–May 1953
4-Month
17.08"
(433.83mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1952 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jan–May 1953
5-Month
21.81"
(553.97mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2011
Dec 1952–May 1953
6-Month
25.57"
(649.48mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1951 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1950
Nov 1952–May 1953
7-Month
28.79"
(731.27mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
0.16"
(4.07mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1952–May 1953
8-Month
30.20"
(767.08mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-1.24"
(-31.50mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Sep 1952–May 1953
9-Month
32.50"
(825.50mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1952–May 1953
10-Month
35.92"
(912.37mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-2.47"
(-62.74mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1947 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Jul 1952–May 1953
11-Month
38.65"
(981.71mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Ties: 1910
Jun 1952–May 1953
12-Month
41.31"
(1,049.27mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-5.68"
(-144.28mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1951–May 1953
18-Month
70.95"
(1,802.13mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1951–May 1953
24-Month
95.57"
(2,427.48mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1950–May 1953
36-Month
150.67"
(3,827.02mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
9.70"
(246.38mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1949 1942
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1949–May 1953
48-Month
209.12"
(5,311.65mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
21.12"
(536.45mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1950 1944
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1948–May 1953
60-Month
259.30"
(6,586.22mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
24.31"
(617.47mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1951 1944
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/