Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1977

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1977
1-Month
2.18"
(55.37mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-2.16"
(-54.87mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1983
Apr–May 1977
2-Month
7.56"
(192.02mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-0.88"
(-22.36mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Mar–May 1977
3-Month
11.94"
(303.28mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-1.22"
(-30.98mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1976 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb–May 1977
4-Month
13.42"
(340.87mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Jan–May 1977
5-Month
15.52"
(394.21mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-5.44"
(-138.17mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2011
Dec 1976–May 1977
6-Month
17.03"
(432.56mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-7.98"
(-202.69mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1950
Nov 1976–May 1977
7-Month
17.88"
(454.15mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-10.75"
(-273.05mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1979
Oct 1976–May 1977
8-Month
22.18"
(563.37mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-9.26"
(-235.21mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1927
Sep 1976–May 1977
9-Month
26.19"
(665.23mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-8.47"
(-215.13mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Aug 1976–May 1977
10-Month
28.85"
(732.79mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-9.54"
(-242.32mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1927
Jul 1976–May 1977
11-Month
33.44"
(849.38mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-9.29"
(-235.96mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1927
Jun 1976–May 1977
12-Month
39.63"
(1,006.60mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-7.36"
(-186.95mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Dec 1975–May 1977
18-Month
62.21"
(1,580.13mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-9.74"
(-247.40mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1975–May 1977
24-Month
86.54"
(2,198.12mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-7.40"
(-187.96mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1974–May 1977
36-Month
144.31"
(3,665.47mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1973–May 1977
48-Month
197.93"
(5,027.42mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1982
Jun 1972–May 1977
60-Month
251.50"
(6,388.10mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
16.51"
(419.35mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/