Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1938
1-Month
4.83"
(122.68mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
1.10"
(27.94mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1925
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1934 1926
Jul–Aug 1938
2-Month
11.79"
(299.47mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
3.71"
(94.24mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2016
Jun–Aug 1938
3-Month
15.97"
(405.64mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1928
May–Aug 1938
4-Month
21.62"
(549.15mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
4.96"
(125.99mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1935
Apr–Aug 1938
5-Month
24.66"
(626.36mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Ties: 1909
Mar–Aug 1938
6-Month
30.98"
(786.89mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
5.50"
(139.70mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1935
Feb–Aug 1938
7-Month
33.43"
(849.12mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1935
Jan–Aug 1938
8-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
3.94"
(100.07mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Ties: 2009
Dec 1937–Aug 1938
9-Month
40.39"
(1,025.91mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
3.06"
(77.73mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Nov 1937–Aug 1938
10-Month
42.08"
(1,068.83mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
1.13"
(28.70mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Oct 1937–Aug 1938
11-Month
46.55"
(1,182.37mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Sep 1937–Aug 1938
12-Month
48.50"
(1,231.90mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
1.52"
(38.61mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Mar 1937–Aug 1938
18-Month
70.04"
(1,779.02mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
-2.39"
(-60.70mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1938
24-Month
103.11"
(2,618.99mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
9.19"
(233.42mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1938
36-Month
138.60"
(3,520.44mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Sep 1934–Aug 1938
48-Month
196.64"
(4,994.66mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
8.61"
(218.70mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Sep 1933–Aug 1938
60-Month
237.78"
(6,039.61mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
2.77"
(70.36mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019

Citing This Page

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