Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1955

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1955
1-Month
4.26"
(108.20mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.08"
(-2.04mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 1983
Apr–May 1955
2-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2011
Mar–May 1955
3-Month
15.28"
(388.11mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–May 1955
4-Month
22.47"
(570.74mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
5.71"
(145.04mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jan–May 1955
5-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Dec 1954–May 1955
6-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1950
Nov 1954–May 1955
7-Month
31.13"
(790.70mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1954–May 1955
8-Month
33.94"
(862.08mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
2.50"
(63.50mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Sep 1954–May 1955
9-Month
37.84"
(961.14mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
3.18"
(80.78mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1954–May 1955
10-Month
42.11"
(1,069.59mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
3.72"
(94.48mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Jul 1954–May 1955
11-Month
45.30"
(1,150.62mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
2.57"
(65.28mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Jun 1954–May 1955
12-Month
48.16"
(1,223.26mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
1.17"
(29.71mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1953–May 1955
18-Month
68.18"
(1,731.77mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-3.77"
(-95.76mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–May 1955
24-Month
80.13"
(2,035.30mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-13.81"
(-350.78mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1952–May 1955
36-Month
121.44"
(3,084.58mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-19.53"
(-496.06mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1942
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1951–May 1955
48-Month
175.70"
(4,462.78mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-12.30"
(-312.42mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019
Jun 1950–May 1955
60-Month
230.80"
(5,862.32mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-4.19"
(-106.43mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1948 1944
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/