Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1959
1-Month
4.53"
(115.06mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
0.19"
(4.82mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1983
Apr–May 1959
2-Month
7.53"
(191.26mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-0.91"
(-23.12mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1954 1934
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Mar–May 1959
3-Month
10.15"
(257.81mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb–May 1959
4-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.64"
(-92.45mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan–May 1959
5-Month
17.94"
(455.68mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-3.02"
(-76.70mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Dec 1958–May 1959
6-Month
19.09"
(484.89mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-5.92"
(-150.36mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1950
Nov 1958–May 1959
7-Month
22.45"
(570.23mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-6.18"
(-156.97mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Oct 1958–May 1959
8-Month
23.88"
(606.55mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-7.56"
(-192.03mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1927
Sep 1958–May 1959
9-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-7.56"
(-192.02mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1958–May 1959
10-Month
31.28"
(794.51mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-7.11"
(-180.60mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1927
Jul 1958–May 1959
11-Month
39.17"
(994.92mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1927
Jun 1958–May 1959
12-Month
43.43"
(1,103.12mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-3.56"
(-90.43mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Dec 1957–May 1959
18-Month
67.61"
(1,717.29mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-4.34"
(-110.24mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1957–May 1959
24-Month
92.95"
(2,360.93mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1956–May 1959
36-Month
141.19"
(3,586.23mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1955–May 1959
48-Month
188.74"
(4,794.00mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
0.74"
(18.80mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jun 1954–May 1959
60-Month
236.90"
(6,017.26mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
1.91"
(48.51mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 1944
56th 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 12, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/