Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1940
1-Month
3.66"
(92.96mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1939 1925
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 1926
Jul–Aug 1940
2-Month
6.47"
(164.34mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-1.61"
(-40.89mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2016
Jun–Aug 1940
3-Month
10.14"
(257.56mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
-2.18"
(-55.37mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1928
May–Aug 1940
4-Month
13.62"
(345.95mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-3.04"
(-77.21mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1935
Apr–Aug 1940
5-Month
18.52"
(470.41mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-2.24"
(-56.89mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Mar–Aug 1940
6-Month
23.58"
(598.93mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1935
Feb–Aug 1940
7-Month
28.27"
(718.06mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-0.81"
(-20.57mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1935
Jan–Aug 1940
8-Month
29.99"
(761.75mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
-3.30"
(-83.82mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1950
Dec 1939–Aug 1940
9-Month
32.44"
(823.98mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
-4.89"
(-124.20mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1950
Nov 1939–Aug 1940
10-Month
33.69"
(855.73mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
-7.26"
(-184.40mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Oct 1939–Aug 1940
11-Month
35.87"
(911.10mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
-7.89"
(-200.40mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Sep 1939–Aug 1940
12-Month
37.10"
(942.34mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
-9.88"
(-250.95mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1941
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Mar 1939–Aug 1940
18-Month
64.56"
(1,639.82mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1938–Aug 1940
24-Month
88.27"
(2,242.06mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
-5.65"
(-143.51mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1932 1941
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1937–Aug 1940
36-Month
136.77"
(3,473.96mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
-4.22"
(-107.19mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1936 1942
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1936–Aug 1940
48-Month
191.38"
(4,861.05mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
3.35"
(85.09mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1939 1943
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Sep 1935–Aug 1940
60-Month
226.87"
(5,762.50mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
-8.14"
(-206.75mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/