Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1990

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1990
1-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
2.24"
(56.89mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1983
Apr–May 1990
2-Month
9.54"
(242.32mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1989 1934
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Mar–May 1990
3-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Feb–May 1990
4-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
2.18"
(55.38mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Jan–May 1990
5-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
2.03"
(51.57mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2011
Dec 1989–May 1990
6-Month
25.06"
(636.52mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1950
Nov 1989–May 1990
7-Month
28.50"
(723.90mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-0.13"
(-3.30mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1979
Oct 1989–May 1990
8-Month
32.42"
(823.47mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
0.98"
(24.89mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1927
Sep 1989–May 1990
9-Month
37.04"
(940.82mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Aug 1989–May 1990
10-Month
41.20"
(1,046.48mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
2.81"
(71.37mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1927
Jul 1989–May 1990
11-Month
45.91"
(1,166.11mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1927
Jun 1989–May 1990
12-Month
52.53"
(1,334.26mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
5.54"
(140.71mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 2019
Dec 1988–May 1990
18-Month
84.55"
(2,147.57mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
12.60"
(320.04mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1989 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1988–May 1990
24-Month
108.80"
(2,763.52mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
14.86"
(377.44mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1989 1941
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1987–May 1990
36-Month
148.02"
(3,759.71mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1989 1942
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2019
Jun 1986–May 1990
48-Month
190.80"
(4,846.32mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1989 1944
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Jun 1985–May 1990
60-Month
233.86"
(5,940.04mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-1.13"
(-28.71mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1989 1944
70th 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 21, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/