Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1946

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1946
1-Month
3.28"
(83.31mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1965
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1990
Ties: 1981
Nov–Dec 1946
2-Month
6.78"
(172.21mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.85"
(-21.59mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1976
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1978
Oct–Dec 1946
3-Month
9.20"
(233.68mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
-1.22"
(-30.99mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1963
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1919
Sep–Dec 1946
4-Month
11.82"
(300.23mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1943 1963
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Aug–Dec 1946
5-Month
16.18"
(410.97mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
-1.21"
(-30.74mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1943 1953
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Jul–Dec 1946
6-Month
20.27"
(514.86mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1945 1953
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1979
Jun–Dec 1946
7-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Ties: 2000
May–Dec 1946
8-Month
29.84"
(757.94mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
-0.48"
(-12.19mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2018
Apr–Dec 1946
9-Month
32.07"
(814.58mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-2.35"
(-59.69mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Mar–Dec 1946
10-Month
36.49"
(926.85mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
-2.64"
(-67.05mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Feb–Dec 1946
11-Month
41.71"
(1,059.43mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
-1.03"
(-26.17mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan–Dec 1946
12-Month
46.04"
(1,169.42mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
-0.90"
(-22.86mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Ties: 1917
Jul 1945–Dec 1946
18-Month
65.99"
(1,676.15mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
-2.71"
(-68.83mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1979
Jan 1945–Dec 1946
24-Month
97.87"
(2,485.90mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1933 2019
Jan 1944–Dec 1946
36-Month
140.12"
(3,559.05mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1945 1954
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2020
Jan 1943–Dec 1946
48-Month
178.35"
(4,530.09mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
-9.60"
(-243.84mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1904
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2020
Jan 1942–Dec 1946
60-Month
227.47"
(5,777.74mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
-7.53"
(-191.26mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on March 8, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/