Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1958

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1958
1-Month
4.67"
(118.62mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
0.33"
(8.38mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1983
Apr–May 1958
2-Month
10.18"
(258.57mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
1.74"
(44.19mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1956 1934
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011
Mar–May 1958
3-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Feb–May 1958
4-Month
16.03"
(407.16mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-0.73"
(-18.54mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011
Jan–May 1958
5-Month
18.58"
(471.93mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-2.38"
(-60.45mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011
Dec 1957–May 1958
6-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1950
Ties: 1999
Nov 1957–May 1958
7-Month
32.16"
(816.86mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
3.53"
(89.66mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1957–May 1958
8-Month
34.89"
(886.21mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
3.45"
(87.63mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Sep 1957–May 1958
9-Month
39.35"
(999.49mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1957–May 1958
10-Month
41.13"
(1,044.70mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
2.74"
(69.59mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jul 1957–May 1958
11-Month
44.21"
(1,122.93mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1927
Jun 1957–May 1958
12-Month
49.52"
(1,257.81mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
2.53"
(64.26mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1956–May 1958
18-Month
78.69"
(1,998.73mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
6.74"
(171.20mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1956–May 1958
24-Month
97.76"
(2,483.10mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
3.82"
(97.02mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1957 1941
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1955–May 1958
36-Month
145.31"
(3,690.87mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
4.34"
(110.23mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1957 1942
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1954–May 1958
48-Month
193.47"
(4,914.14mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
5.47"
(138.94mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1953–May 1958
60-Month
225.44"
(5,726.18mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-9.55"
(-242.57mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 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/