Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 2011

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2011
1-Month
6.75"
(171.45mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
2.41"
(61.21mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 1983
Ties: 1967
Apr–May 2011
2-Month
18.82"
(478.03mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
10.38"
(263.65mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2010 1934
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–May 2011
3-Month
24.33"
(617.98mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
11.17"
(283.72mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–May 2011
4-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
12.45"
(316.23mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–May 2011
5-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
10.41"
(264.42mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Dec 2010–May 2011
6-Month
34.38"
(873.25mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
9.37"
(238.00mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1950
Nov 2010–May 2011
7-Month
39.28"
(997.71mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1979
Oct 2010–May 2011
8-Month
40.97"
(1,040.64mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1927
Sep 2010–May 2011
9-Month
42.78"
(1,086.61mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
8.12"
(206.25mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2003 2019
Aug 2010–May 2011
10-Month
46.22"
(1,173.99mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
7.83"
(198.88mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1927
Jul 2010–May 2011
11-Month
50.80"
(1,290.32mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1927
Jun 2010–May 2011
12-Month
55.05"
(1,398.27mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
8.06"
(204.72mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Dec 2009–May 2011
18-Month
79.09"
(2,008.89mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
7.14"
(181.36mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2009 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2010 2019
Jun 2009–May 2011
24-Month
107.50"
(2,730.50mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
13.56"
(344.42mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2004 2019
Jun 2008–May 2011
36-Month
150.69"
(3,827.53mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
9.72"
(246.89mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2010 1942
30th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2007–May 2011
48-Month
202.42"
(5,141.47mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1944
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2006–May 2011
60-Month
250.07"
(6,351.78mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
15.08"
(383.03mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2010 1944
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 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/