Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1897
1-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1896 1925
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1926
Ties: 1896
Jul–Aug 1897
2-Month
7.29"
(185.17mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-0.79"
(-20.06mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2016
Jun–Aug 1897
3-Month
11.00"
(279.40mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
-1.32"
(-33.53mm)
41st Driest Driest to Date 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1928
May–Aug 1897
4-Month
14.71"
(373.63mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-1.95"
(-49.53mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1935
Apr–Aug 1897
5-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
0.11"
(2.80mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Mar–Aug 1897
6-Month
28.82"
(732.03mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
3.34"
(84.84mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
31st Wettest Wettest to Date 1935
Feb–Aug 1897
7-Month
35.24"
(895.10mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
15th Wettest Wettest to Date 1935
Jan–Aug 1897
8-Month
38.55"
(979.17mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
5.26"
(133.60mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1950
Dec 1896–Aug 1897
9-Month
40.08"
(1,018.03mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 1950
Ties: 1996
Nov 1896–Aug 1897
10-Month
44.81"
(1,138.17mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Oct 1896–Aug 1897
11-Month
46.54"
(1,182.12mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
2.78"
(70.62mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
51st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Sep 1896–Aug 1897
12-Month
50.16"
(1,274.06mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
3.18"
(80.77mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1896 1941
42nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar 1896–Aug 1897
18-Month
77.16"
(1,959.86mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Sep 1895–Aug 1897
24-Month
92.58"
(2,351.53mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
-1.34"
(-34.04mm)
50th Driest Driest to Date 1941
74th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/