Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1953

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1953
1-Month
4.73"
(120.14mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Ties: 2019
Dec 1952–Jan 1953
2-Month
8.49"
(215.65mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Nov 1952–Jan 1953
3-Month
11.71"
(297.43mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-0.16"
(-4.07mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Oct 1952–Jan 1953
4-Month
13.12"
(333.25mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-1.56"
(-39.62mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1920
Ties: 1938
Sep 1952–Jan 1953
5-Month
15.42"
(391.67mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-2.48"
(-62.99mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1948 1964
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Aug 1952–Jan 1953
6-Month
18.84"
(478.54mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-2.79"
(-70.86mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1948 1940
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Jul 1952–Jan 1953
7-Month
21.57"
(547.88mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
-4.40"
(-111.76mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Jun 1952–Jan 1953
8-Month
24.23"
(615.44mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
-6.00"
(-152.40mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
May 1952–Jan 1953
9-Month
28.26"
(717.80mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-6.30"
(-160.02mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Apr 1952–Jan 1953
10-Month
30.91"
(785.11mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
-7.73"
(-196.35mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Mar 1952–Jan 1953
11-Month
38.22"
(970.79mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
-5.12"
(-130.05mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1944 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Feb 1952–Jan 1953
12-Month
40.90"
(1,038.86mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
-6.05"
(-153.67mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1951–Jan 1953
18-Month
70.42"
(1,788.67mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
1.84"
(46.74mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1948 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1951–Jan 1953
24-Month
94.02"
(2,388.11mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1949 1955
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1950–Jan 1953
36-Month
151.47"
(3,847.34mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
10.49"
(266.45mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1950 1955
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1949–Jan 1953
48-Month
208.49"
(5,295.65mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
20.46"
(519.69mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1951 1905
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1948–Jan 1953
60-Month
262.09"
(6,657.09mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
27.11"
(688.60mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1952 1905
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 30, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/