Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1970
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1983
Apr–May 1970
2-Month
10.33"
(262.38mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Ties: 1947, 2008
Mar–May 1970
3-Month
14.37"
(365.00mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
1.21"
(30.74mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Feb–May 1970
4-Month
18.05"
(458.47mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
1.29"
(32.77mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Jan–May 1970
5-Month
19.30"
(490.22mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-1.66"
(-42.16mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Dec 1969–May 1970
6-Month
24.63"
(625.60mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1950
Nov 1969–May 1970
7-Month
28.13"
(714.50mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Oct 1969–May 1970
8-Month
30.33"
(770.38mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Sep 1969–May 1970
9-Month
32.17"
(817.12mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-2.49"
(-63.24mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1969–May 1970
10-Month
36.14"
(917.96mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Jul 1969–May 1970
11-Month
39.99"
(1,015.75mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-2.74"
(-69.59mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Jun 1969–May 1970
12-Month
45.63"
(1,159.00mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-1.36"
(-34.55mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Dec 1968–May 1970
18-Month
65.60"
(1,666.24mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1968–May 1970
24-Month
85.50"
(2,171.70mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-8.44"
(-214.38mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1967–May 1970
36-Month
134.74"
(3,422.40mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-6.23"
(-158.24mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1967 1942
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Jun 1966–May 1970
48-Month
180.87"
(4,594.10mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-7.13"
(-181.10mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1965–May 1970
60-Month
223.08"
(5,666.23mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-11.91"
(-302.52mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019
Ties: 1948

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/