Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1938
1-Month
3.80"
(96.52mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Ties: 2012
Dec 1937–Jan 1938
2-Month
6.96"
(176.78mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1981
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1937–Jan 1938
3-Month
8.65"
(219.71mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-3.22"
(-81.79mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1931 1977
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Oct 1937–Jan 1938
4-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1920
Ties: 1953
Sep 1937–Jan 1938
5-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1964
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Aug 1937–Jan 1938
6-Month
18.71"
(475.23mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-2.92"
(-74.17mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1940
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jul 1937–Jan 1938
7-Month
21.97"
(558.04mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
-4.00"
(-101.60mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Jun 1937–Jan 1938
8-Month
26.53"
(673.86mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
-3.70"
(-93.98mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
May 1937–Jan 1938
9-Month
30.64"
(778.26mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-3.92"
(-99.56mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Apr 1937–Jan 1938
10-Month
35.11"
(891.79mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
-3.53"
(-89.67mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Mar 1937–Jan 1938
11-Month
36.61"
(929.89mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
-6.73"
(-170.95mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Feb 1937–Jan 1938
12-Month
39.08"
(992.63mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1948
Aug 1936–Jan 1938
18-Month
72.12"
(1,831.85mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1980
Feb 1936–Jan 1938
24-Month
90.24"
(2,292.10mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
-3.73"
(-94.74mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1932 1955
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2005
Feb 1935–Jan 1938
36-Month
146.27"
(3,715.26mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
5.29"
(134.37mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1951
Feb 1934–Jan 1938
48-Month
188.62"
(4,790.95mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
0.59"
(14.99mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1934 1905
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1996
Feb 1933–Jan 1938
60-Month
237.33"
(6,028.18mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
2.35"
(59.69mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1935 1905
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 14, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/