Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1940
1-Month
1.72"
(43.69mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Dec 1939–Jan 1940
2-Month
4.17"
(105.92mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-4.08"
(-103.63mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1931 1981
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Nov 1939–Jan 1940
3-Month
5.42"
(137.67mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-6.45"
(-163.83mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1977
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Oct 1939–Jan 1940
4-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-7.08"
(-179.83mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1920
Sep 1939–Jan 1940
5-Month
8.83"
(224.28mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-9.07"
(-230.38mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1964
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1937
Aug 1939–Jan 1940
6-Month
11.73"
(297.94mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-9.90"
(-251.46mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1940
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1927
Jul 1939–Jan 1940
7-Month
16.70"
(424.18mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
-9.27"
(-235.46mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Jun 1939–Jan 1940
8-Month
22.70"
(576.58mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
-7.53"
(-191.26mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
May 1939–Jan 1940
9-Month
24.60"
(624.84mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-9.96"
(-252.98mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1916
Apr 1939–Jan 1940
10-Month
30.59"
(776.99mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
-8.05"
(-204.47mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Mar 1939–Jan 1940
11-Month
36.29"
(921.77mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2012
Feb 1939–Jan 1940
12-Month
44.62"
(1,133.35mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1938 1931
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Aug 1938–Jan 1940
18-Month
64.83"
(1,646.68mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
-3.75"
(-95.25mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1935 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1938–Jan 1940
24-Month
93.43"
(2,373.12mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
-0.54"
(-13.72mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1939 1955
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020
Feb 1937–Jan 1940
36-Month
132.51"
(3,365.75mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
-8.47"
(-215.14mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1933 1955
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1936–Jan 1940
48-Month
183.67"
(4,665.22mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-4.36"
(-110.74mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1934 1905
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Feb 1935–Jan 1940
60-Month
239.70"
(6,088.38mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
4.72"
(119.89mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1939 1905
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/