Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 1999

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 1999
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1983
Apr–May 1999
2-Month
6.37"
(161.80mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-2.07"
(-52.58mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1992 1934
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Ties: 1965
Mar–May 1999
3-Month
9.80"
(248.92mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Ties: 1969
Feb–May 1999
4-Month
12.67"
(321.82mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-4.09"
(-103.88mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Jan–May 1999
5-Month
19.37"
(492.00mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1993 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Dec 1998–May 1999
6-Month
24.18"
(614.17mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1950
Ties: 1958
Nov 1998–May 1999
7-Month
26.20"
(665.48mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-2.43"
(-61.72mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1993 1941
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Oct 1998–May 1999
8-Month
28.91"
(734.31mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-2.53"
(-64.27mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1993 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1927
Sep 1998–May 1999
9-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-4.67"
(-118.61mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Aug 1998–May 1999
10-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-6.29"
(-159.77mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1927
Jul 1998–May 1999
11-Month
37.02"
(940.31mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-5.71"
(-145.03mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1927
Ties: 1928
Jun 1998–May 1999
12-Month
45.88"
(1,165.35mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1941
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Dec 1997–May 1999
18-Month
71.74"
(1,822.20mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1993 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1997–May 1999
24-Month
92.09"
(2,339.09mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1993 1941
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1996–May 1999
36-Month
149.74"
(3,803.40mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
8.77"
(222.76mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1995 1942
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1995–May 1999
48-Month
198.77"
(5,048.76mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
10.77"
(273.56mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2019
Jun 1994–May 1999
60-Month
245.29"
(6,230.37mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1996 1944
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 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/