Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1939
1-Month
5.63"
(143.00mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
1.43"
(36.32mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1938–Jan 1939
2-Month
7.58"
(192.53mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-0.67"
(-17.02mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1938 1981
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1938–Jan 1939
3-Month
11.39"
(289.31mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1938 1977
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Ties: 1995
Oct 1938–Jan 1939
4-Month
11.90"
(302.26mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-2.78"
(-70.61mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1934 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1920
Sep 1938–Jan 1939
5-Month
15.38"
(390.65mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1938 1964
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Aug 1938–Jan 1939
6-Month
20.21"
(513.33mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-1.42"
(-36.07mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1938 1940
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jul 1938–Jan 1939
7-Month
27.17"
(690.12mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Jun 1938–Jan 1939
8-Month
31.35"
(796.29mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
May 1938–Jan 1939
9-Month
37.00"
(939.80mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
2.44"
(61.98mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Apr 1938–Jan 1939
10-Month
40.04"
(1,017.02mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
1.40"
(35.56mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Mar 1938–Jan 1939
11-Month
46.36"
(1,177.54mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
3.02"
(76.70mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Feb 1938–Jan 1939
12-Month
48.81"
(1,239.77mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
1.86"
(47.24mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Aug 1937–Jan 1939
18-Month
67.52"
(1,715.01mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
-1.06"
(-26.92mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1980
Feb 1937–Jan 1939
24-Month
87.89"
(2,232.41mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
-6.08"
(-154.43mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1932 1955
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2005
Feb 1936–Jan 1939
36-Month
139.05"
(3,531.87mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1935 1955
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1951
Feb 1935–Jan 1939
48-Month
195.08"
(4,955.03mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
7.05"
(179.07mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1905
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Feb 1934–Jan 1939
60-Month
237.43"
(6,030.72mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
2.45"
(62.23mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1938 1905
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 8, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/