Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1986
1-Month
4.76"
(120.90mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
0.42"
(10.66mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Apr–May 1986
2-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-2.25"
(-57.15mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1976 1934
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Ties: 1949
Mar–May 1986
3-Month
8.89"
(225.81mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-4.27"
(-108.45mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1960 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Feb–May 1986
4-Month
13.46"
(341.88mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1985 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Ties: 1936
Jan–May 1986
5-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-6.46"
(-164.08mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Dec 1985–May 1986
6-Month
15.99"
(406.15mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-9.02"
(-229.10mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1941 1941
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1950
Nov 1985–May 1986
7-Month
21.91"
(556.51mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-6.72"
(-170.69mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1979
Oct 1985–May 1986
8-Month
26.73"
(678.94mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-4.71"
(-119.64mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Sep 1985–May 1986
9-Month
28.67"
(728.22mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-5.99"
(-152.14mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Aug 1985–May 1986
10-Month
34.49"
(876.05mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Jul 1985–May 1986
11-Month
38.62"
(980.95mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-4.11"
(-104.39mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Jun 1985–May 1986
12-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-3.93"
(-99.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Dec 1984–May 1986
18-Month
64.32"
(1,633.73mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-7.63"
(-193.80mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1981 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1984–May 1986
24-Month
88.01"
(2,235.45mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-5.93"
(-150.63mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1983–May 1986
36-Month
136.10"
(3,456.94mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-4.87"
(-123.70mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1982–May 1986
48-Month
189.10"
(4,803.14mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1984 1944
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1981–May 1986
60-Month
234.36"
(5,952.74mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-0.63"
(-16.01mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1985 1944
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 19, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/