Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1970
1-Month
4.48"
(113.79mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
0.75"
(19.05mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1969 1925
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1966 1926
Ties: 1916
Jul–Aug 1970
2-Month
7.67"
(194.82mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-0.41"
(-10.41mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1965 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2016
Jun–Aug 1970
3-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1968 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1928
May–Aug 1970
4-Month
15.07"
(382.78mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-1.59"
(-40.38mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1935
Apr–Aug 1970
5-Month
22.56"
(573.02mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2011
Mar–Aug 1970
6-Month
26.60"
(675.64mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
1.12"
(28.45mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1935
Feb–Aug 1970
7-Month
30.28"
(769.11mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1935
Jan–Aug 1970
8-Month
31.53"
(800.86mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
-1.76"
(-44.71mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1950
Dec 1969–Aug 1970
9-Month
36.86"
(936.24mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
-0.47"
(-11.94mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1950
Nov 1969–Aug 1970
10-Month
40.36"
(1,025.14mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
-0.59"
(-14.99mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Oct 1969–Aug 1970
11-Month
42.56"
(1,081.02mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
-1.20"
(-30.48mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Sep 1969–Aug 1970
12-Month
44.40"
(1,127.76mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
-2.58"
(-65.53mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1941
84th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Mar 1969–Aug 1970
18-Month
67.66"
(1,718.56mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
32nd Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1970
24-Month
86.60"
(2,199.64mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
-7.32"
(-185.93mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1965 1941
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1970
36-Month
132.77"
(3,372.36mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
-8.22"
(-208.79mm)
28th Driest Driest since: 1966 1942
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2019
Sep 1966–Aug 1970
48-Month
182.20"
(4,627.88mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-5.83"
(-148.08mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1969 1943
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Sep 1965–Aug 1970
60-Month
224.32"
(5,697.73mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
-10.69"
(-271.52mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1968 1944
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 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/