Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1948
1-Month
2.16"
(54.86mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-1.57"
(-39.88mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1943 1925
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1926
Jul–Aug 1948
2-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-0.89"
(-22.60mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1945 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2016
Jun–Aug 1948
3-Month
10.47"
(265.94mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
-1.85"
(-46.99mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1928
May–Aug 1948
4-Month
13.83"
(351.28mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-2.83"
(-71.88mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1935
Apr–Aug 1948
5-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-1.79"
(-45.46mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar–Aug 1948
6-Month
25.18"
(639.57mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
-0.30"
(-7.62mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1946 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1935
Feb–Aug 1948
7-Month
30.34"
(770.64mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1935
Jan–Aug 1948
8-Month
33.54"
(851.92mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1950
Dec 1947–Aug 1948
9-Month
35.35"
(897.89mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
-1.98"
(-50.29mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1950
Nov 1947–Aug 1948
10-Month
38.27"
(972.06mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
-2.68"
(-68.07mm)
39th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1979
Oct 1947–Aug 1948
11-Month
40.47"
(1,027.94mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
-3.29"
(-83.56mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1979
Sep 1947–Aug 1948
12-Month
43.47"
(1,104.14mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
-3.51"
(-89.15mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Mar 1947–Aug 1948
18-Month
68.77"
(1,746.76mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
-3.66"
(-92.96mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1946–Aug 1948
24-Month
87.37"
(2,219.20mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
-6.55"
(-166.37mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1941
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1945–Aug 1948
36-Month
135.57"
(3,443.48mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
-5.42"
(-137.67mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1944–Aug 1948
48-Month
185.34"
(4,707.64mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-2.69"
(-68.32mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1947 1943
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Sep 1943–Aug 1948
60-Month
224.08"
(5,691.63mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
-10.93"
(-277.62mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 28, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/