Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1938
1-Month
0.51"
(12.95mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1924 1963
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1919
Sep–Oct 1938
2-Month
3.99"
(101.35mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
-2.04"
(-51.81mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1908 1963
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2006
Aug–Oct 1938
3-Month
8.82"
(224.03mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-0.94"
(-23.87mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1930 1953
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2006
Jul–Oct 1938
4-Month
15.78"
(400.81mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
1.67"
(42.42mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1953
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 1979
Ties: 1919
Jun–Oct 1938
5-Month
19.96"
(506.98mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
1.61"
(40.89mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1979
Ties: 1993
May–Oct 1938
6-Month
25.61"
(650.49mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
2.92"
(74.16mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2009
Ties: 1942
Apr–Oct 1938
7-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1979
Mar–Oct 1938
8-Month
34.97"
(888.24mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
3.46"
(87.89mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb–Oct 1938
9-Month
37.42"
(950.47mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
2.31"
(58.68mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
Jan–Oct 1938
10-Month
41.22"
(1,046.99mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
1.91"
(48.52mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Dec 1937–Oct 1938
11-Month
44.38"
(1,127.25mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Nov 1937–Oct 1938
12-Month
46.07"
(1,170.18mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
-0.91"
(-23.11mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
May 1937–Oct 1938
18-Month
68.06"
(1,728.72mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
-1.61"
(-40.90mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1936 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1936–Oct 1938
24-Month
99.95"
(2,538.73mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Nov 1935–Oct 1938
36-Month
137.32"
(3,487.93mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
-3.61"
(-91.69mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Nov 1934–Oct 1938
48-Month
194.65"
(4,944.11mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
6.64"
(168.66mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Nov 1933–Oct 1938
60-Month
234.96"
(5,967.98mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
-0.06"
(-1.53mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Ties: 1914

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/