Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1939
1-Month
2.90"
(73.66mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.83"
(-21.08mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1936 1925
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1926
Jul–Aug 1939
2-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2016
Jun–Aug 1939
3-Month
13.87"
(352.30mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1928
Ties: 1923
May–Aug 1939
4-Month
15.77"
(400.56mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1935
Ties: 1962
Apr–Aug 1939
5-Month
21.76"
(552.70mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Mar–Aug 1939
6-Month
27.46"
(697.48mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1935
Feb–Aug 1939
7-Month
35.79"
(909.07mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
6.71"
(170.44mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1935
Jan–Aug 1939
8-Month
41.42"
(1,052.07mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
8.13"
(206.50mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1950
Dec 1938–Aug 1939
9-Month
43.37"
(1,101.60mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
6.04"
(153.42mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1950
Ties: 1975
Nov 1938–Aug 1939
10-Month
47.18"
(1,198.37mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
6.23"
(158.24mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Oct 1938–Aug 1939
11-Month
47.69"
(1,211.33mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
3.93"
(99.83mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Sep 1938–Aug 1939
12-Month
51.17"
(1,299.72mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1938 1941
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Mar 1938–Aug 1939
18-Month
82.15"
(2,086.61mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
9.72"
(246.89mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1927 2019
Sep 1937–Aug 1939
24-Month
99.67"
(2,531.62mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1937 1941
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1939
36-Month
154.28"
(3,918.71mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
13.29"
(337.56mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1938 1942
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1939
48-Month
189.77"
(4,820.16mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
1.74"
(44.20mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1937 1943
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1934–Aug 1939
60-Month
247.81"
(6,294.37mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
12.80"
(325.12mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1938 1944
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1924 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/