Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 1940

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1940
1-Month
0.82"
(20.83mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-1.97"
(-50.04mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1938 1963
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1919
Sep–Oct 1940
2-Month
2.69"
(68.33mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
-3.34"
(-84.83mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1908 1963
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2006
Aug–Oct 1940
3-Month
6.35"
(161.29mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-3.41"
(-86.61mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1939 1953
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2006
Jul–Oct 1940
4-Month
9.16"
(232.66mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
-4.95"
(-125.73mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1953
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Jun–Oct 1940
5-Month
12.83"
(325.88mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
-5.52"
(-140.21mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
May–Oct 1940
6-Month
16.31"
(414.27mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-6.38"
(-162.06mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2009
Apr–Oct 1940
7-Month
21.21"
(538.73mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
-5.58"
(-141.74mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Mar–Oct 1940
8-Month
26.27"
(667.26mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-5.24"
(-133.09mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2011
Feb–Oct 1940
9-Month
30.96"
(786.38mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1937 1930
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2018
Jan–Oct 1940
10-Month
32.68"
(830.07mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
-6.63"
(-168.40mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1950
Dec 1939–Oct 1940
11-Month
35.13"
(892.30mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
-8.23"
(-209.04mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1936 1930
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
Nov 1939–Oct 1940
12-Month
36.38"
(924.05mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
-10.60"
(-269.24mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1930 1930
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1979
May 1939–Oct 1940
18-Month
55.56"
(1,411.22mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
-14.11"
(-358.40mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Nov 1938–Oct 1940
24-Month
86.97"
(2,209.04mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
-6.95"
(-176.53mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Nov 1937–Oct 1940
36-Month
133.04"
(3,379.22mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
-7.89"
(-200.40mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1932 1942
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Nov 1936–Oct 1940
48-Month
186.92"
(4,747.77mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
-1.09"
(-27.68mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1934 1943
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Nov 1935–Oct 1940
60-Month
224.29"
(5,696.97mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
-10.73"
(-272.54mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1934 1944
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/