Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1899

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1899
1-Month
6.06"
(153.92mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1937
Dec 1898–Jan 1899
2-Month
8.91"
(226.31mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
0.66"
(16.76mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1981
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1937
Nov 1898–Jan 1899
3-Month
11.86"
(301.24mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1897 1977
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1937
Oct 1898–Jan 1899
4-Month
16.50"
(419.10mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
1.82"
(46.23mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 1920
Sep 1898–Jan 1899
5-Month
20.79"
(528.07mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
2.89"
(73.41mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1964
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1937
Aug 1898–Jan 1899
6-Month
24.56"
(623.82mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
2.93"
(74.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1940
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1927
Jul 1898–Jan 1899
7-Month
29.05"
(737.87mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Jun 1898–Jan 1899
8-Month
33.20"
(843.28mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
2.97"
(75.44mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
38th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
May 1898–Jan 1899
9-Month
37.80"
(960.12mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
39th Wettest Wettest to Date 1916
Apr 1898–Jan 1899
10-Month
41.12"
(1,044.45mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
50th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Mar 1898–Jan 1899
11-Month
48.47"
(1,231.14mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
5.13"
(130.30mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1898 1931
30th Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Feb 1898–Jan 1899
12-Month
50.09"
(1,272.29mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
3.14"
(79.76mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2019
Aug 1897–Jan 1899
18-Month
71.32"
(1,811.53mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
2.74"
(69.60mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1898 2020
Feb 1897–Jan 1899
24-Month
103.71"
(2,634.23mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
9.74"
(247.39mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1898 1955
22nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1896–Jan 1899
36-Month
148.92"
(3,782.57mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1898 1955
35th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 1895–Jan 1899
48-Month
183.73"
(4,666.74mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-4.30"
(-109.22mm)
42nd Driest Driest to Date 1905
81st 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 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/