Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 2001

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2001
1-Month
4.57"
(116.08mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
0.23"
(5.84mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1999 1941
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1983
Apr–May 2001
2-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-1.96"
(-49.79mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1999 1934
95th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Mar–May 2001
3-Month
9.30"
(236.22mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-3.86"
(-98.04mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Feb–May 2001
4-Month
13.52"
(343.41mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1999 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Jan–May 2001
5-Month
15.61"
(396.49mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-5.35"
(-135.89mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2011
Dec 2000–May 2001
6-Month
19.46"
(494.28mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1987 1941
108th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1950
Nov 2000–May 2001
7-Month
22.28"
(565.91mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
-6.35"
(-161.29mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1986 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1979
Oct 2000–May 2001
8-Month
23.16"
(588.26mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
-8.28"
(-210.32mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
119th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1927
Sep 2000–May 2001
9-Month
26.65"
(676.91mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
-8.01"
(-203.45mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Aug 2000–May 2001
10-Month
30.56"
(776.22mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
-7.83"
(-198.89mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1927
Jul 2000–May 2001
11-Month
35.28"
(896.11mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
-7.45"
(-189.23mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 1927
Jun 2000–May 2001
12-Month
39.69"
(1,008.13mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
-7.30"
(-185.42mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1941
112th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Dec 1999–May 2001
18-Month
64.34"
(1,634.24mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
-7.61"
(-193.29mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 2000 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 1999–May 2001
24-Month
79.62"
(2,022.35mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
-14.32"
(-363.73mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
116th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Ties: 1932
Jun 1998–May 2001
36-Month
125.50"
(3,187.70mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
-15.47"
(-392.94mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1988 1942
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1997–May 2001
48-Month
171.71"
(4,361.43mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-16.29"
(-413.77mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1988 1944
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1996–May 2001
60-Month
229.36"
(5,825.74mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-5.63"
(-143.01mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1989 1944
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 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/