Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1960
1-Month
3.51"
(89.15mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.83"
(-21.09mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1983
Apr–May 1960
2-Month
5.34"
(135.64mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1941 1934
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Mar–May 1960
3-Month
8.37"
(212.60mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-4.79"
(-121.66mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Feb–May 1960
4-Month
12.38"
(314.45mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-4.38"
(-111.25mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Jan–May 1960
5-Month
15.22"
(386.59mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-5.74"
(-145.79mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2011
Dec 1959–May 1960
6-Month
19.17"
(486.92mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-5.84"
(-148.33mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1950
Ties: 1936
Nov 1959–May 1960
7-Month
23.09"
(586.49mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-5.54"
(-140.71mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Oct 1959–May 1960
8-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-4.10"
(-104.14mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1927
Sep 1959–May 1960
9-Month
29.40"
(746.76mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-5.26"
(-133.60mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1959–May 1960
10-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-4.98"
(-126.50mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1959 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1927
Jul 1959–May 1960
11-Month
38.21"
(970.53mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1927
Jun 1959–May 1960
12-Month
41.10"
(1,043.94mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-5.89"
(-149.61mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Dec 1958–May 1960
18-Month
60.19"
(1,528.83mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-11.76"
(-298.70mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1958–May 1960
24-Month
84.53"
(2,147.06mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-9.41"
(-239.02mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1957–May 1960
36-Month
134.05"
(3,404.87mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1956–May 1960
48-Month
182.29"
(4,630.17mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1944
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Jun 1955–May 1960
60-Month
229.84"
(5,837.94mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-5.15"
(-130.81mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1958 1944
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 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/