Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1959

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1959
1-Month
3.95"
(100.33mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.11"
(-2.79mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1958 1965
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1990
Nov–Dec 1959
2-Month
7.87"
(199.90mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1958 1976
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1978
Oct–Dec 1959
3-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1958 1963
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1919
Sep–Dec 1959
4-Month
14.18"
(360.17mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1963
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Aug–Dec 1959
5-Month
18.19"
(462.03mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
0.80"
(20.32mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1958 1953
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul–Dec 1959
6-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1958 1953
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1979
Ties: 1898, 1900
Jun–Dec 1959
7-Month
25.88"
(657.35mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
-0.10"
(-2.54mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
May–Dec 1959
8-Month
30.41"
(772.41mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
0.09"
(2.28mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1958 1930
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Apr–Dec 1959
9-Month
33.41"
(848.61mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-1.01"
(-25.66mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1956 1930
77th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Mar–Dec 1959
10-Month
36.03"
(915.16mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
-3.10"
(-78.74mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Feb–Dec 1959
11-Month
39.00"
(990.60mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
-3.74"
(-95.00mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jan–Dec 1959
12-Month
43.82"
(1,113.03mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
-3.12"
(-79.25mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2011
Jul 1958–Dec 1959
18-Month
65.05"
(1,652.27mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
-3.65"
(-92.71mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Jan 1958–Dec 1959
24-Month
87.89"
(2,232.41mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
-5.99"
(-152.14mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Jan 1957–Dec 1959
36-Month
143.02"
(3,632.71mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
2.12"
(53.85mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1956 1954
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Jan 1956–Dec 1959
48-Month
193.53"
(4,915.66mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
5.58"
(141.73mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1957 1904
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Jan 1955–Dec 1959
60-Month
238.85"
(6,066.79mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
3.85"
(97.79mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1958 1944
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019
Ties: 1937

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 12, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/