Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1948
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.51"
(-12.96mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1919
Sep–Oct 1948
2-Month
4.32"
(109.73mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
-1.71"
(-43.43mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1940 1963
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Aug–Oct 1948
3-Month
6.48"
(164.59mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-3.28"
(-83.31mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1943 1953
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2006
Jul–Oct 1948
4-Month
11.51"
(292.35mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
-2.60"
(-66.04mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1943 1953
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1979
Jun–Oct 1948
5-Month
14.79"
(375.67mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
-3.56"
(-90.42mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1979
May–Oct 1948
6-Month
18.15"
(461.01mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-4.54"
(-115.32mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1940 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2009
Apr–Oct 1948
7-Month
23.29"
(591.57mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
-3.50"
(-88.90mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1979
Mar–Oct 1948
8-Month
29.50"
(749.30mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-2.01"
(-51.05mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Feb–Oct 1948
9-Month
34.66"
(880.36mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
-0.45"
(-11.43mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2018
Jan–Oct 1948
10-Month
37.86"
(961.64mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1950
Dec 1947–Oct 1948
11-Month
39.67"
(1,007.62mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
-3.69"
(-93.72mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1979
Nov 1947–Oct 1948
12-Month
42.59"
(1,081.79mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
-4.39"
(-111.50mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1944 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1979
May 1947–Oct 1948
18-Month
65.99"
(1,676.15mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
-3.68"
(-93.47mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Nov 1946–Oct 1948
24-Month
86.65"
(2,200.91mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
-7.27"
(-184.66mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Nov 1945–Oct 1948
36-Month
134.32"
(3,411.73mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
-6.61"
(-167.89mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1945 1942
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2020
Nov 1944–Oct 1948
48-Month
184.13"
(4,676.90mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
-3.88"
(-98.55mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1947 1943
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2020
Nov 1943–Oct 1948
60-Month
223.93"
(5,687.82mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
-11.09"
(-281.69mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 23, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/