Average Rainfall for Kentucky in May





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during May at cities, towns and parks in Kentucky.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. Most sites also have information on the number of days with wet weather. This includes the days when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, North - Central, South - Central and Western Kentucky.

Eastern Kentucky

Average monthly precipitation in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Ashland 4.8 123
12 Baxter 5.0 128
14 Farmers 5.2 133
14 Jackson 5.2 132
14 London 5.2 132
12 Mount Sterling 5.0 127

North - Central Kentucky

May averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Park 5.8 147
12 Bernheim Forest 5.5 138
13 Covington 4.9 125
Frankfort 4.9 123
11 Harrington Lake, Dix Dam 4.6 117
13 Lexington 5.3 134
13 Louisville 5.3 134
10 Rough River Lake 6.3 160
12 Warsaw, Markland Dam 5.4 138

South - Central Kentucky

Average amount of rain in May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Barren River Lake 5.8 147
12 Bowling Green 5.6 143
12 Mammoth Cave 5.4 138
13 Monticello 5.2 131
11 Nolin River Lake 5.8 148
12 Stearns 5.6 142

Western Kentucky

Precipitation totals for May
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Henderson 5.3 134
12 Hopkinsville 5.7 144
10 Kentucky Dam Village 4.9 124
11 Paducah 4.9 125
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Kentucky Precipitation
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