Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1973
1-Month
6.62"
(168.15mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1983
Apr–May 1973
2-Month
12.45"
(316.23mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1934
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2011
Ties: 1912
Mar–May 1973
3-Month
18.64"
(473.46mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
5.48"
(139.20mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb–May 1973
4-Month
20.91"
(531.11mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan–May 1973
5-Month
23.34"
(592.84mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Dec 1972–May 1973
6-Month
30.06"
(763.52mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1950
Nov 1972–May 1973
7-Month
35.46"
(900.68mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Oct 1972–May 1973
8-Month
38.62"
(980.95mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
7.18"
(182.37mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Sep 1972–May 1973
9-Month
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
8.08"
(205.24mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 2008
Aug 1972–May 1973
10-Month
45.00"
(1,143.00mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
6.61"
(167.89mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Jul 1972–May 1973
11-Month
50.68"
(1,287.27mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1927
Jun 1972–May 1973
12-Month
53.57"
(1,360.68mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
6.58"
(167.13mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1971–May 1973
18-Month
83.94"
(2,132.08mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
11.99"
(304.55mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun 1971–May 1973
24-Month
105.96"
(2,691.38mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
12.02"
(305.30mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1970–May 1973
36-Month
153.16"
(3,890.26mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
12.19"
(309.62mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1969–May 1973
48-Month
198.79"
(5,049.27mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
10.79"
(274.07mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1968–May 1973
60-Month
238.66"
(6,061.96mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
3.67"
(93.21mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
54th 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 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/