Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1897

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1897
1-Month
3.78"
(96.01mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.28"
(-7.11mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1990
Nov–Dec 1897
2-Month
8.31"
(211.07mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1896 1976
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1978
Oct–Dec 1897
3-Month
9.43"
(239.52mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
-0.99"
(-25.15mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1896 1963
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1895 1919
Ties: 1989
Sep–Dec 1897
4-Month
9.73"
(247.14mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1963
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Aug–Dec 1897
5-Month
12.58"
(319.53mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
-4.81"
(-122.18mm)
11th Driest Driest to Date 1953
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Jul–Dec 1897
6-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
-4.71"
(-119.63mm)
15th Driest Driest to Date 1953
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 1979
Jun–Dec 1897
7-Month
20.73"
(526.54mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
13th Driest Driest to Date 1930
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
May–Dec 1897
8-Month
24.44"
(620.78mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
-5.88"
(-149.35mm)
16th Driest Driest to Date 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2018
Apr–Dec 1897
9-Month
30.60"
(777.24mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-3.82"
(-97.03mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Mar–Dec 1897
10-Month
38.55"
(979.17mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
-0.58"
(-14.73mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1895 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1896 2011
Feb–Dec 1897
11-Month
44.97"
(1,142.24mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
2.23"
(56.64mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–Dec 1897
12-Month
48.28"
(1,226.31mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
58th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 1896–Dec 1897
18-Month
70.09"
(1,780.29mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
1.39"
(35.31mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Jan 1896–Dec 1897
24-Month
91.49"
(2,323.85mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
83rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1895–Dec 1897
36-Month
130.75"
(3,321.05mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
-10.15"
(-257.81mm)
20th Driest Driest to Date 1954
104th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2020, retrieved on April 9, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/