Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1938

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1938
1-Month
1.95"
(49.53mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-2.11"
(-53.59mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1925 1965
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1990
Nov–Dec 1938
2-Month
5.76"
(146.30mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1937 1976
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1978
Oct–Dec 1938
3-Month
6.27"
(159.26mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1930 1963
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1919
Sep–Dec 1938
4-Month
9.75"
(247.65mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
-3.90"
(-99.06mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1930 1963
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Aug–Dec 1938
5-Month
14.58"
(370.33mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
-2.81"
(-71.38mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1930 1953
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2018
Ties: 1913
Jul–Dec 1938
6-Month
21.54"
(547.12mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
-0.19"
(-4.82mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 1953
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1936 1979
Jun–Dec 1938
7-Month
25.72"
(653.29mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-0.26"
(-6.60mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
May–Dec 1938
8-Month
31.37"
(796.80mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
1.05"
(26.67mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2018
Apr–Dec 1938
9-Month
34.41"
(874.01mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-0.01"
(-0.26mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Mar–Dec 1938
10-Month
40.73"
(1,034.54mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb–Dec 1938
11-Month
43.18"
(1,096.77mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
0.44"
(11.17mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jan–Dec 1938
12-Month
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
0.04"
(1.01mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jul 1937–Dec 1938
18-Month
65.15"
(1,654.81mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
-3.55"
(-90.17mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Jan 1937–Dec 1938
24-Month
97.42"
(2,474.47mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
3.54"
(89.92mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2019
Jan 1936–Dec 1938
36-Month
136.65"
(3,470.91mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
-4.25"
(-107.95mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1936 1954
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jan 1935–Dec 1938
48-Month
195.03"
(4,953.76mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1904
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2019
Ties: 1958
Jan 1934–Dec 1938
60-Month
233.89"
(5,940.81mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 4, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/