Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1980
1-Month
3.65"
(92.71mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.69"
(-17.53mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1983
Ties: 2014
Apr–May 1980
2-Month
6.92"
(175.77mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-1.52"
(-38.61mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Mar–May 1980
3-Month
12.42"
(315.47mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-0.74"
(-18.79mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Ties: 1965
Feb–May 1980
4-Month
13.89"
(352.81mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-2.87"
(-72.89mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Jan–May 1980
5-Month
16.36"
(415.54mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-4.60"
(-116.84mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Dec 1979–May 1980
6-Month
20.08"
(510.03mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-4.93"
(-125.22mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1950
Nov 1979–May 1980
7-Month
25.76"
(654.30mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-2.87"
(-72.90mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Oct 1979–May 1980
8-Month
28.33"
(719.58mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Sep 1979–May 1980
9-Month
36.61"
(929.89mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Aug 1979–May 1980
10-Month
42.04"
(1,067.82mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Jul 1979–May 1980
11-Month
48.74"
(1,238.00mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
6.01"
(152.66mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Jun 1979–May 1980
12-Month
53.67"
(1,363.22mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1978 1941
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Ties: 1899
Dec 1978–May 1980
18-Month
89.40"
(2,270.76mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
17.45"
(443.23mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun 1978–May 1980
24-Month
112.51"
(2,857.75mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
18.57"
(471.67mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1979 1941
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jun 1977–May 1980
36-Month
164.91"
(4,188.71mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
23.94"
(608.07mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1942
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jun 1976–May 1980
48-Month
204.54"
(5,195.32mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
16.54"
(420.12mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1979 1944
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Jun 1975–May 1980
60-Month
251.45"
(6,386.83mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
16.46"
(418.08mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1944
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/