Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, May 2012

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2012
1-Month
4.25"
(107.95mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1983
Apr–May 2012
2-Month
6.58"
(167.13mm)
8.44"
(214.38mm)
-1.86"
(-47.25mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 2007 1934
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar–May 2012
3-Month
11.08"
(281.43mm)
13.16"
(334.26mm)
-2.08"
(-52.83mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
91st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Feb–May 2012
4-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
16.76"
(425.70mm)
-3.36"
(-85.34mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
101st Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan–May 2012
5-Month
17.20"
(436.88mm)
20.96"
(532.38mm)
-3.76"
(-95.50mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
97th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Dec 2011–May 2012
6-Month
22.16"
(562.86mm)
25.01"
(635.25mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2007 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1950
Nov 2011–May 2012
7-Month
29.74"
(755.40mm)
28.63"
(727.20mm)
1.11"
(28.20mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1979
Oct 2011–May 2012
8-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
31.44"
(798.58mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
57th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1927
Sep 2011–May 2012
9-Month
38.57"
(979.68mm)
34.66"
(880.36mm)
3.91"
(99.32mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Aug 2011–May 2012
10-Month
40.88"
(1,038.35mm)
38.39"
(975.11mm)
2.49"
(63.24mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1927
Jul 2011–May 2012
11-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1927
Jun 2011–May 2012
12-Month
50.18"
(1,274.57mm)
46.99"
(1,193.55mm)
3.19"
(81.02mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2009 1941
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Ties: 1949
Dec 2010–May 2012
18-Month
84.56"
(2,147.82mm)
71.95"
(1,827.53mm)
12.61"
(320.29mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2011 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Jun 2010–May 2012
24-Month
105.23"
(2,672.84mm)
93.94"
(2,386.08mm)
11.29"
(286.76mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2010 1941
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2009–May 2012
36-Month
157.68"
(4,005.07mm)
140.97"
(3,580.64mm)
16.71"
(424.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2011 1942
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2005 2019
Jun 2008–May 2012
48-Month
200.87"
(5,102.10mm)
188.00"
(4,775.20mm)
12.87"
(326.90mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2010 1944
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2019
Jun 2007–May 2012
60-Month
252.60"
(6,416.04mm)
234.99"
(5,968.75mm)
17.61"
(447.29mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2011 1944
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2006 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published October 2019, retrieved on October 17, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/