Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1898
1-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 1937
Dec 1897–Jan 1898
2-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
4.18"
(106.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
11th Wettest Wettest to Date 1937
Nov 1897–Jan 1898
3-Month
16.96"
(430.78mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
5.09"
(129.28mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1897 1977
12th Wettest Wettest to Date 1937
Oct 1897–Jan 1898
4-Month
18.08"
(459.23mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
3.40"
(86.36mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1920
Sep 1897–Jan 1898
5-Month
18.38"
(466.85mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
0.48"
(12.19mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1897 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1937
Aug 1897–Jan 1898
6-Month
21.23"
(539.24mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1897 1940
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jul 1897–Jan 1898
7-Month
25.67"
(652.02mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
68th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Jun 1897–Jan 1898
8-Month
29.38"
(746.25mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
May 1897–Jan 1898
9-Month
33.09"
(840.49mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-1.47"
(-37.33mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1896 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1916
Apr 1897–Jan 1898
10-Month
39.25"
(996.95mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
0.61"
(15.49mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
61st Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Mar 1897–Jan 1898
11-Month
47.20"
(1,198.88mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1897–Jan 1898
12-Month
53.62"
(1,361.95mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
6.67"
(169.42mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1896–Jan 1898
18-Month
71.39"
(1,813.31mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
2.81"
(71.38mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1896–Jan 1898
24-Month
98.83"
(2,510.28mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1897 1955
45th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Ties: 1923, 2003
Feb 1895–Jan 1898
36-Month
133.64"
(3,394.46mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
-7.34"
(-186.43mm)
27th Driest Driest to Date 1955
97th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/