Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1987

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1987
1-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-1.44"
(-36.58mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1983
Apr–May 1987
2-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-2.17"
(-55.12mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1934
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Mar–May 1987
3-Month
9.48"
(240.79mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Feb–May 1987
4-Month
12.86"
(326.64mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan–May 1987
5-Month
14.70"
(373.38mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-6.26"
(-159.00mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Dec 1986–May 1987
6-Month
18.44"
(468.38mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-6.57"
(-166.87mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1950
Nov 1986–May 1987
7-Month
25.13"
(638.30mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1979
Oct 1986–May 1987
8-Month
28.19"
(716.03mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-3.25"
(-82.55mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Sep 1986–May 1987
9-Month
32.61"
(828.29mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-2.05"
(-52.07mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Aug 1986–May 1987
10-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Jul 1986–May 1987
11-Month
39.97"
(1,015.24mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1927
Jun 1986–May 1987
12-Month
42.78"
(1,086.61mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-4.21"
(-106.94mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1981 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Dec 1985–May 1987
18-Month
58.77"
(1,492.76mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-13.18"
(-334.77mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1985–May 1987
24-Month
85.84"
(2,180.34mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-8.10"
(-205.74mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1984–May 1987
36-Month
130.79"
(3,322.07mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-10.18"
(-258.57mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1966 1942
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1983–May 1987
48-Month
178.88"
(4,543.55mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-9.12"
(-231.65mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Jun 1982–May 1987
60-Month
231.88"
(5,889.75mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1985 1944
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/