Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1956
1-Month
3.91"
(99.31mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-0.29"
(-7.37mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1981
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1937
Dec 1955–Jan 1956
2-Month
5.49"
(139.45mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-2.76"
(-70.10mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1948 1981
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937
Nov 1955–Jan 1956
3-Month
8.13"
(206.50mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1948 1977
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937
Oct 1955–Jan 1956
4-Month
10.88"
(276.35mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-3.80"
(-96.52mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1920
Sep 1955–Jan 1956
5-Month
14.07"
(357.38mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-3.83"
(-97.28mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1954 1964
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1937
Aug 1955–Jan 1956
6-Month
16.63"
(422.40mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-5.00"
(-127.00mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1954 1940
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1927
Jul 1955–Jan 1956
7-Month
20.69"
(525.53mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
-5.28"
(-134.11mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1916
Jun 1955–Jan 1956
8-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
110th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1916
May 1955–Jan 1956
9-Month
29.26"
(743.20mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Apr 1955–Jan 1956
10-Month
32.87"
(834.90mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
-5.77"
(-146.56mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Mar 1955–Jan 1956
11-Month
40.28"
(1,023.11mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
-3.06"
(-77.73mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Feb 1955–Jan 1956
12-Month
47.47"
(1,205.74mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1954–Jan 1956
18-Month
67.11"
(1,704.59mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1954–Jan 1956
24-Month
84.93"
(2,157.22mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
-9.04"
(-229.62mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1953–Jan 1956
36-Month
122.21"
(3,104.13mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
-18.77"
(-476.76mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1955 1955
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Feb 1952–Jan 1956
48-Month
163.11"
(4,142.99mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-24.92"
(-632.97mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1944 1905
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Feb 1951–Jan 1956
60-Month
216.23"
(5,492.24mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
-18.75"
(-476.25mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1945 1905
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 29, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/