Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kansas

Precipitation Rankings, May 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
May 2020
1-Month
4.09"
(103.89mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 2014 1966
48th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1989
Apr–May 2020
2-Month
5.46"
(138.68mm)
6.33"
(160.78mm)
-0.87"
(-22.10mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1974
Mar–May 2020
3-Month
7.52"
(191.01mm)
8.02"
(203.71mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
70th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Feb–May 2020
4-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
8.91"
(226.31mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 1908, 2012
Jan–May 2020
5-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
9.58"
(243.33mm)
0.56"
(14.23mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1966
47th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2019–May 2020
6-Month
11.42"
(290.07mm)
10.43"
(264.92mm)
0.99"
(25.15mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Ties: 2000
Nov 2019–May 2020
7-Month
12.07"
(306.58mm)
11.78"
(299.21mm)
0.29"
(7.37mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1973
Ties: 1914
Oct 2019–May 2020
8-Month
14.03"
(356.36mm)
13.76"
(349.50mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
54th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Sep 2019–May 2020
9-Month
16.05"
(407.67mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
-0.57"
(-14.48mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 2018 1953
69th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2019–May 2020
10-Month
23.05"
(585.47mm)
19.73"
(501.14mm)
3.32"
(84.33mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jul 2019–May 2020
11-Month
25.37"
(644.40mm)
23.08"
(586.23mm)
2.29"
(58.17mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jun 2019–May 2020
12-Month
29.82"
(757.43mm)
27.08"
(687.83mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2018 1953
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Dec 2018–May 2020
18-Month
48.36"
(1,228.34mm)
37.51"
(952.75mm)
10.85"
(275.59mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1937
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1993 1974
Jun 2018–May 2020
24-Month
70.70"
(1,795.78mm)
54.17"
(1,375.92mm)
16.53"
(419.86mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1994 1994
Jun 2017–May 2020
36-Month
92.56"
(2,351.02mm)
81.15"
(2,061.21mm)
11.41"
(289.81mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2018 1955
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1995
Jun 2016–May 2020
48-Month
126.01"
(3,200.65mm)
108.10"
(2,745.74mm)
17.91"
(454.91mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1956
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1945
Jun 2015–May 2020
60-Month
157.78"
(4,007.61mm)
135.02"
(3,429.51mm)
22.76"
(578.10mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1957
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 1, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/