Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1959
1-Month
4.82"
(122.43mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
0.62"
(15.75mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1958 1981
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1937
Dec 1958–Jan 1959
2-Month
5.97"
(151.64mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-2.28"
(-57.91mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1981
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Nov 1958–Jan 1959
3-Month
9.33"
(236.98mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-2.54"
(-64.52mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1956 1977
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Oct 1958–Jan 1959
4-Month
10.76"
(273.30mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1954 1931
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1920
Sep 1958–Jan 1959
5-Month
13.98"
(355.09mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-3.92"
(-99.57mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1964
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Aug 1958–Jan 1959
6-Month
18.16"
(461.26mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-3.47"
(-88.14mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1956 1940
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1927
Jul 1958–Jan 1959
7-Month
26.05"
(661.67mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
Ties: 1967
Jun 1958–Jan 1959
8-Month
30.31"
(769.87mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
May 1958–Jan 1959
9-Month
34.98"
(888.49mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
0.42"
(10.67mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
Apr 1958–Jan 1959
10-Month
40.49"
(1,028.45mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
1.85"
(46.99mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
Mar 1958–Jan 1959
11-Month
44.03"
(1,118.36mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
0.69"
(17.52mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
Feb 1958–Jan 1959
12-Month
46.34"
(1,177.04mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Aug 1957–Jan 1959
18-Month
71.44"
(1,814.58mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
2.86"
(72.65mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1957 1931
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Feb 1957–Jan 1959
24-Month
97.60"
(2,479.04mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
3.63"
(92.20mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1956 1955
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Feb 1956–Jan 1959
36-Month
150.62"
(3,825.75mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
9.64"
(244.86mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2021
Feb 1955–Jan 1959
48-Month
198.09"
(5,031.49mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
10.06"
(255.53mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1958 1905
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2021
Feb 1954–Jan 1959
60-Month
235.55"
(5,982.97mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1958 1905
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2021, retrieved on February 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/