Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1939

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1939
1-Month
2.45"
(62.23mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1938 1965
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1990
Nov–Dec 1939
2-Month
3.70"
(93.98mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-3.93"
(-99.82mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1917 1976
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1978
Oct–Dec 1939
3-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1963
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1919
Sep–Dec 1939
4-Month
7.11"
(180.59mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
-6.54"
(-166.12mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1963
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Aug–Dec 1939
5-Month
10.01"
(254.25mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
-7.38"
(-187.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest to Date 1953
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Jul–Dec 1939
6-Month
14.98"
(380.49mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
-6.75"
(-171.45mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1930 1953
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1979
Jun–Dec 1939
7-Month
20.98"
(532.89mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
May–Dec 1939
8-Month
22.88"
(581.15mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
-7.44"
(-188.98mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2018
Apr–Dec 1939
9-Month
28.87"
(733.30mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-5.55"
(-140.97mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Mar–Dec 1939
10-Month
34.57"
(878.08mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
-4.56"
(-115.82mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Feb–Dec 1939
11-Month
42.90"
(1,089.66mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
0.16"
(4.06mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2011
Jan–Dec 1939
12-Month
48.53"
(1,232.66mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2011
Jul 1938–Dec 1939
18-Month
70.07"
(1,779.78mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
1.37"
(34.80mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1938 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1979
Jan 1938–Dec 1939
24-Month
95.51"
(2,425.95mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
1.63"
(41.40mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1937 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan 1937–Dec 1939
36-Month
145.95"
(3,707.13mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1938 1954
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Jan 1936–Dec 1939
48-Month
185.18"
(4,703.57mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
-2.77"
(-70.36mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1934 1904
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan 1935–Dec 1939
60-Month
243.56"
(6,186.42mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
8.56"
(217.42mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1938 1944
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1929 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/