Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1948
1-Month
3.20"
(81.28mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1937
Dec 1947–Jan 1948
2-Month
5.01"
(127.25mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-3.24"
(-82.30mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1981
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1937
Nov 1947–Jan 1948
3-Month
7.93"
(201.42mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-3.94"
(-100.08mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1944 1977
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1937
Oct 1947–Jan 1948
4-Month
10.13"
(257.30mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-4.55"
(-115.57mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1920
Sep 1947–Jan 1948
5-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1964
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1937
Ties: 2001
Aug 1947–Jan 1948
6-Month
17.23"
(437.64mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 1940
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1927
Ties: 1910
Jul 1947–Jan 1948
7-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Jun 1947–Jan 1948
8-Month
25.69"
(652.53mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
-4.54"
(-115.31mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Ties: 1955
May 1947–Jan 1948
9-Month
31.33"
(795.78mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-3.23"
(-82.04mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1916
Apr 1947–Jan 1948
10-Month
36.02"
(914.91mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
-2.62"
(-66.55mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2012
Mar 1947–Jan 1948
11-Month
38.43"
(976.12mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
-4.91"
(-124.72mm)
23rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2012
Feb 1947–Jan 1948
12-Month
39.08"
(992.63mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
-7.87"
(-199.90mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Ties: 1938
Aug 1946–Jan 1948
18-Month
61.39"
(1,559.31mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
-7.19"
(-182.62mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1945 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Feb 1946–Jan 1948
24-Month
86.92"
(2,207.77mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
-7.05"
(-179.07mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1945 1955
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Feb 1945–Jan 1948
36-Month
138.78"
(3,525.01mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
-2.20"
(-55.88mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1946 1955
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Feb 1944–Jan 1948
48-Month
183.64"
(4,664.46mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1947 1905
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020
Feb 1943–Jan 1948
60-Month
222.00"
(5,638.80mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
-12.98"
(-329.69mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1946 1905
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 16, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/