Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1996

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1996
1-Month
7.12"
(180.85mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
2.78"
(70.61mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1994 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 1983
Apr–May 1996
2-Month
12.51"
(317.75mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
4.07"
(103.37mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1994 1934
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2011
Mar–May 1996
3-Month
17.57"
(446.28mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
4.41"
(112.02mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–May 1996
4-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
Jan–May 1996
5-Month
24.75"
(628.65mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2011
Dec 1995–May 1996
6-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1950
Nov 1995–May 1996
7-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1979
Oct 1995–May 1996
8-Month
35.26"
(895.60mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
3.82"
(97.02mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1927
Sep 1995–May 1996
9-Month
37.88"
(962.15mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
3.22"
(81.79mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Aug 1995–May 1996
10-Month
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1927
Jul 1995–May 1996
11-Month
44.66"
(1,134.36mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1927
Jun 1995–May 1996
12-Month
49.03"
(1,245.36mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
2.04"
(51.81mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1994 2019
Dec 1994–May 1996
18-Month
76.03"
(1,931.16mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1994 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1994–May 1996
24-Month
95.55"
(2,426.97mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1993 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1995 2019
Jun 1993–May 1996
36-Month
149.79"
(3,804.67mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Jun 1992–May 1996
48-Month
194.78"
(4,947.41mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
6.78"
(172.21mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1995 1944
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1992 2019
Jun 1991–May 1996
60-Month
235.92"
(5,992.37mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
0.93"
(23.62mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1990 1944
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1995 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/