Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1959
1-Month
4.01"
(101.85mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1957 1925
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1926
Jul–Aug 1959
2-Month
8.81"
(223.77mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
0.73"
(18.54mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Jun–Aug 1959
3-Month
11.70"
(297.18mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
-0.62"
(-15.75mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
70th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1928
May–Aug 1959
4-Month
16.23"
(412.24mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-0.43"
(-10.92mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1957 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1935
Apr–Aug 1959
5-Month
19.23"
(488.44mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
-1.53"
(-38.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Mar–Aug 1959
6-Month
21.85"
(554.99mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
-3.63"
(-92.20mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1935
Feb–Aug 1959
7-Month
24.82"
(630.43mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-4.26"
(-108.20mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1935
Jan–Aug 1959
8-Month
29.64"
(752.86mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1950
Dec 1958–Aug 1959
9-Month
30.79"
(782.07mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
-6.54"
(-166.11mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
112th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1950
Nov 1958–Aug 1959
10-Month
34.15"
(867.41mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
-6.80"
(-172.72mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Oct 1958–Aug 1959
11-Month
35.58"
(903.73mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
-8.18"
(-207.77mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Sep 1958–Aug 1959
12-Month
38.80"
(985.52mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
-8.18"
(-207.77mm)
14th Driest Driest since: 1954 1941
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Mar 1958–Aug 1959
18-Month
68.85"
(1,748.79mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
-3.58"
(-90.93mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1957–Aug 1959
24-Month
94.48"
(2,399.79mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
0.56"
(14.22mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1955 1941
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1956–Aug 1959
36-Month
140.27"
(3,562.86mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
-0.72"
(-18.29mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1956 1942
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1955–Aug 1959
48-Month
189.51"
(4,813.55mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
1.48"
(37.59mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1957 1943
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Ties: 1917
Sep 1954–Aug 1959
60-Month
238.28"
(6,052.31mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1958 1944
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/