Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1956
1-Month
4.98"
(126.49mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.92"
(23.37mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1965
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1990
Ties: 1954
Nov–Dec 1956
2-Month
7.30"
(185.42mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.33"
(-8.38mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1955 1976
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1978
Oct–Dec 1956
3-Month
9.27"
(235.46mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1919
Sep–Dec 1956
4-Month
11.43"
(290.32mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1963
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Aug–Dec 1956
5-Month
14.43"
(366.52mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
-2.96"
(-75.19mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1955 1953
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2018
Jul–Dec 1956
6-Month
20.43"
(518.92mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
-1.30"
(-33.02mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1955 1953
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Jun–Dec 1956
7-Month
24.05"
(610.87mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-1.93"
(-49.02mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
May–Dec 1956
8-Month
27.71"
(703.83mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
-2.61"
(-66.30mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2018
Apr–Dec 1956
9-Month
32.63"
(828.80mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-1.79"
(-45.47mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Mar–Dec 1956
10-Month
37.68"
(957.07mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Feb–Dec 1956
11-Month
46.60"
(1,183.64mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
3.86"
(98.04mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Jan–Dec 1956
12-Month
50.51"
(1,282.95mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
3.57"
(90.67mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2011
Jul 1955–Dec 1956
18-Month
67.29"
(1,709.17mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1979
Jan 1955–Dec 1956
24-Month
95.83"
(2,434.08mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
1.95"
(49.53mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Jan 1954–Dec 1956
36-Month
137.03"
(3,480.56mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
-3.87"
(-98.30mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1954
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jan 1953–Dec 1956
48-Month
173.54"
(4,407.92mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
-14.41"
(-366.01mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Jan 1952–Dec 1956
60-Month
215.22"
(5,466.59mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
-19.78"
(-502.41mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1944 1944
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 11, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/