Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1949
1-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
2.59"
(65.79mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Dec 1948–Jan 1949
2-Month
11.28"
(286.51mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Nov 1948–Jan 1949
3-Month
18.94"
(481.08mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
7.07"
(179.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Oct 1948–Jan 1949
4-Month
21.22"
(538.99mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
6.54"
(166.12mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1920
Sep 1948–Jan 1949
5-Month
23.26"
(590.80mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
5.36"
(136.14mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1948 1964
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Aug 1948–Jan 1949
6-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
3.79"
(96.27mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jul 1948–Jan 1949
7-Month
30.45"
(773.43mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
4.48"
(113.79mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Jun 1948–Jan 1949
8-Month
33.73"
(856.74mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1916
May 1948–Jan 1949
9-Month
37.09"
(942.09mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
2.53"
(64.27mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1943 1916
Apr 1948–Jan 1949
10-Month
42.23"
(1,072.64mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
3.59"
(91.18mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Mar 1948–Jan 1949
11-Month
48.44"
(1,230.38mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
5.10"
(129.54mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2012
Feb 1948–Jan 1949
12-Month
53.60"
(1,361.44mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
6.65"
(168.91mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1936 2012
Aug 1947–Jan 1949
18-Month
70.83"
(1,799.08mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
2.25"
(57.15mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 1980
Feb 1947–Jan 1949
24-Month
92.68"
(2,354.07mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
-1.29"
(-32.77mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1948 1955
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2005
Feb 1946–Jan 1949
36-Month
140.52"
(3,569.21mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
-0.46"
(-11.68mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1955
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1951
Feb 1945–Jan 1949
48-Month
192.38"
(4,886.45mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
4.35"
(110.49mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1948 1905
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Feb 1944–Jan 1949
60-Month
237.24"
(6,025.90mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1905
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 5, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/