Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1948

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1948
1-Month
4.49"
(114.05mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.43"
(10.93mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1965
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1990
Nov–Dec 1948
2-Month
12.15"
(308.61mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
4.52"
(114.81mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1947 1976
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1978
Ties: 1915
Oct–Dec 1948
3-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1919
Sep–Dec 1948
4-Month
16.47"
(418.34mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
2.82"
(71.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1963
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2018
Aug–Dec 1948
5-Month
18.63"
(473.20mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
1.24"
(31.49mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1947 1953
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Jul–Dec 1948
6-Month
23.66"
(600.96mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
1.93"
(49.02mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1947 1953
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1979
Jun–Dec 1948
7-Month
26.94"
(684.28mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
0.96"
(24.39mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
May–Dec 1948
8-Month
30.30"
(769.62mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2018
Apr–Dec 1948
9-Month
35.44"
(900.18mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Mar–Dec 1948
10-Month
41.65"
(1,057.91mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
2.52"
(64.01mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2011
Feb–Dec 1948
11-Month
46.81"
(1,188.97mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
4.07"
(103.37mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jan–Dec 1948
12-Month
50.01"
(1,270.25mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
3.07"
(77.97mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 2011
Jul 1947–Dec 1948
18-Month
67.78"
(1,721.61mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
-0.92"
(-23.37mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1947 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1979
Jan 1947–Dec 1948
24-Month
92.02"
(2,337.31mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
-1.86"
(-47.24mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1947 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Jan 1946–Dec 1948
36-Month
138.06"
(3,506.72mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
-2.84"
(-72.14mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1945 1954
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Jan 1945–Dec 1948
48-Month
189.89"
(4,823.21mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1947 1904
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1938 2019
Jan 1944–Dec 1948
60-Month
232.14"
(5,896.36mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
-2.86"
(-72.64mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1947 1944
79th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on December 2, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/