Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1957

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1957
1-Month
6.42"
(163.07mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
2.22"
(56.39mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1937
Dec 1956–Jan 1957
2-Month
11.40"
(289.56mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
3.15"
(80.01mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Nov 1956–Jan 1957
3-Month
13.72"
(348.49mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Oct 1956–Jan 1957
4-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
1.01"
(25.66mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1920
Sep 1956–Jan 1957
5-Month
17.85"
(453.39mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1956 1964
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Aug 1956–Jan 1957
6-Month
20.85"
(529.59mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-0.78"
(-19.81mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1956 1940
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1927
Jul 1956–Jan 1957
7-Month
26.85"
(681.99mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Ties: 2008
Jun 1956–Jan 1957
8-Month
30.47"
(773.94mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
May 1956–Jan 1957
9-Month
34.13"
(866.90mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Apr 1956–Jan 1957
10-Month
39.05"
(991.87mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Mar 1956–Jan 1957
11-Month
44.10"
(1,120.14mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
0.76"
(19.30mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2012
Feb 1956–Jan 1957
12-Month
53.02"
(1,346.71mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
6.07"
(154.18mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Aug 1955–Jan 1957
18-Month
69.65"
(1,769.11mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1955–Jan 1957
24-Month
100.49"
(2,552.45mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1956 1955
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1954–Jan 1957
36-Month
137.95"
(3,503.93mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
-3.03"
(-76.96mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1955
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Feb 1953–Jan 1957
48-Month
175.23"
(4,450.84mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-12.80"
(-325.12mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1956 1905
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020
Feb 1952–Jan 1957
60-Month
216.13"
(5,489.70mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
-18.85"
(-478.79mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1945 1905
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published August 2020, retrieved on August 14, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/