Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2003
1-Month
6.80"
(172.72mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
2.46"
(62.48mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1983
Apr–May 2003
2-Month
12.32"
(312.93mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
3.88"
(98.55mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2002 1934
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2011
Mar–May 2003
3-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
1.32"
(33.53mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Feb–May 2003
4-Month
21.29"
(540.77mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
4.53"
(115.07mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2011
Jan–May 2003
5-Month
23.27"
(591.06mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2011
Dec 2002–May 2003
6-Month
28.14"
(714.76mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
3.13"
(79.51mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1950
Nov 2002–May 2003
7-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1979
Oct 2002–May 2003
8-Month
37.13"
(943.10mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
5.69"
(144.52mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1927
Sep 2002–May 2003
9-Month
43.28"
(1,099.31mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
8.62"
(218.95mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Aug 2002–May 2003
10-Month
45.56"
(1,157.22mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
7.17"
(182.11mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1927
Jul 2002–May 2003
11-Month
48.96"
(1,243.58mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1927
Jun 2002–May 2003
12-Month
52.71"
(1,338.83mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
5.72"
(145.28mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2001 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2019
Dec 2001–May 2003
18-Month
81.25"
(2,063.75mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
9.30"
(236.22mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 2001–May 2003
24-Month
106.60"
(2,707.64mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
12.66"
(321.56mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2002 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 2000–May 2003
36-Month
146.29"
(3,715.77mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
5.32"
(135.13mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 2002 1942
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Jun 1999–May 2003
48-Month
186.22"
(4,729.99mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
-1.78"
(-45.21mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 2002 1944
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2019
Jun 1998–May 2003
60-Month
232.10"
(5,895.34mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
-2.89"
(-73.41mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2002 1944
77th 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 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/