Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1974

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1974
1-Month
5.96"
(151.38mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.62"
(41.14mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1983
Apr–May 1974
2-Month
9.70"
(246.38mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
1.26"
(32.00mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1971 1934
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Ties: 2016
Mar–May 1974
3-Month
14.72"
(373.89mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
1.56"
(39.63mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Feb–May 1974
4-Month
16.86"
(428.24mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Jan–May 1974
5-Month
23.71"
(602.23mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1973 1941
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Dec 1973–May 1974
6-Month
27.40"
(695.96mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1950
Nov 1973–May 1974
7-Month
35.27"
(895.86mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1979
Oct 1973–May 1974
8-Month
38.33"
(973.58mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
6.89"
(175.00mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Ties: 1994
Sep 1973–May 1974
9-Month
40.62"
(1,031.75mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
5.96"
(151.39mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Aug 1973–May 1974
10-Month
42.90"
(1,089.66mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
4.51"
(114.55mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Jul 1973–May 1974
11-Month
48.38"
(1,228.85mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
5.65"
(143.51mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1973 1927
Jun 1973–May 1974
12-Month
53.62"
(1,361.95mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
6.63"
(168.40mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1941
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Dec 1972–May 1974
18-Month
83.68"
(2,125.47mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
11.73"
(297.94mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2019
Jun 1972–May 1974
24-Month
107.19"
(2,722.63mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
13.25"
(336.55mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1973 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1971–May 1974
36-Month
159.58"
(4,053.33mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1973 1942
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jun 1970–May 1974
48-Month
206.78"
(5,252.21mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
18.78"
(477.01mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Jun 1969–May 1974
60-Month
252.41"
(6,411.21mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
17.42"
(442.46mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 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/