Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1971

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1971
1-Month
5.64"
(143.26mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Ties: 1947
Apr–May 1971
2-Month
8.34"
(211.84mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1969 1934
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Mar–May 1971
3-Month
10.51"
(266.95mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-2.65"
(-67.31mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Ties: 1906
Feb–May 1971
4-Month
15.29"
(388.37mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Jan–May 1971
5-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-2.12"
(-53.84mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2011
Dec 1970–May 1971
6-Month
23.23"
(590.04mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1950
Nov 1970–May 1971
7-Month
25.70"
(652.78mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-2.93"
(-74.42mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Oct 1970–May 1971
8-Month
30.43"
(772.92mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Sep 1970–May 1971
9-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Aug 1970–May 1971
10-Month
39.45"
(1,002.03mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
1.06"
(26.92mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1927
Jul 1970–May 1971
11-Month
42.64"
(1,083.06mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-0.09"
(-2.28mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1927
Jun 1970–May 1971
12-Month
47.20"
(1,198.88mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
0.21"
(5.33mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Dec 1969–May 1971
18-Month
71.83"
(1,824.48mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-0.12"
(-3.05mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1969–May 1971
24-Month
92.83"
(2,357.88mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1968–May 1971
36-Month
132.70"
(3,370.58mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-8.27"
(-210.06mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1942
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1970 2019
Jun 1967–May 1971
48-Month
181.94"
(4,621.28mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-6.06"
(-153.92mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1944
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jun 1966–May 1971
60-Month
228.07"
(5,792.98mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1970 1944
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1965 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 22, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/