Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1949

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1949
1-Month
4.45"
(113.03mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1948 1925
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1944 1926
Jul–Aug 1949
2-Month
8.80"
(223.52mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
0.72"
(18.29mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1942 2016
Jun–Aug 1949
3-Month
14.16"
(359.66mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1942 1928
May–Aug 1949
4-Month
16.90"
(429.26mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1947 1935
Apr–Aug 1949
5-Month
20.35"
(516.89mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2011
Mar–Aug 1949
6-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
-0.06"
(-1.52mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1935
Feb–Aug 1949
7-Month
30.61"
(777.49mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1935
Jan–Aug 1949
8-Month
37.40"
(949.96mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
4.11"
(104.39mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1945 1950
Dec 1948–Aug 1949
9-Month
41.89"
(1,064.01mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 1950
Ties: 1932
Nov 1948–Aug 1949
10-Month
49.55"
(1,258.57mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
8.60"
(218.44mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1948 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1979
Oct 1948–Aug 1949
11-Month
51.83"
(1,316.48mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
8.07"
(204.98mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 1979
Sep 1948–Aug 1949
12-Month
53.87"
(1,368.30mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 2019
Mar 1948–Aug 1949
18-Month
79.05"
(2,007.87mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
6.62"
(168.15mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019
Sep 1947–Aug 1949
24-Month
97.34"
(2,472.44mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
3.42"
(86.87mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1948 1941
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1946 2019
Sep 1946–Aug 1949
36-Month
141.24"
(3,587.50mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
0.25"
(6.35mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1948 1942
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1947 2019
Sep 1945–Aug 1949
48-Month
189.44"
(4,811.78mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
1.41"
(35.82mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1948 1943
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1940 2019
Sep 1944–Aug 1949
60-Month
239.21"
(6,075.93mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1948 1944
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1939 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/