Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1960

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1960
1-Month
2.84"
(72.14mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-1.36"
(-34.54mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1958 1981
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1937
Dec 1959–Jan 1960
2-Month
6.79"
(172.47mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-1.46"
(-37.08mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1981
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Nov 1959–Jan 1960
3-Month
10.71"
(272.03mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-1.16"
(-29.47mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1959 1977
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Ties: 1982
Oct 1959–Jan 1960
4-Month
14.96"
(379.98mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
0.28"
(7.11mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1959 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1920
Sep 1959–Jan 1960
5-Month
17.02"
(432.31mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-0.88"
(-22.35mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1959 1964
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Aug 1959–Jan 1960
6-Month
21.03"
(534.16mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-0.60"
(-15.24mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1959 1940
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1927
Ties: 1986
Jul 1959–Jan 1960
7-Month
25.83"
(656.08mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
-0.14"
(-3.56mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1916
Jun 1959–Jan 1960
8-Month
28.72"
(729.49mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
-1.51"
(-38.35mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1916
May 1959–Jan 1960
9-Month
33.25"
(844.55mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-1.31"
(-33.27mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1916
Apr 1959–Jan 1960
10-Month
36.25"
(920.75mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
-2.39"
(-60.71mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1956 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Mar 1959–Jan 1960
11-Month
38.87"
(987.30mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
-4.47"
(-113.54mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2012
Feb 1959–Jan 1960
12-Month
41.84"
(1,062.74mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
24th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019
Aug 1958–Jan 1960
18-Month
60.00"
(1,524.00mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
-8.58"
(-217.93mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
113th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Feb 1958–Jan 1960
24-Month
88.18"
(2,239.77mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
-5.79"
(-147.07mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1956 1955
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Feb 1957–Jan 1960
36-Month
139.44"
(3,541.78mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1957 1955
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2021
Feb 1956–Jan 1960
48-Month
192.46"
(4,888.48mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
4.43"
(112.52mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1958 1905
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2021
Feb 1955–Jan 1960
60-Month
239.93"
(6,094.22mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
4.95"
(125.73mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1959 1905
52nd 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 March 3, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/