Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1970

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1970
1-Month
4.39"
(111.51mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.33"
(8.39mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1968 1965
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1990
Nov–Dec 1970
2-Month
6.86"
(174.24mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.77"
(-19.56mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1965 1976
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1969 1978
Oct–Dec 1970
3-Month
11.59"
(294.39mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
1.17"
(29.72mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 1919
Sep–Dec 1970
4-Month
16.13"
(409.70mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
2.48"
(62.99mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Aug–Dec 1970
5-Month
20.61"
(523.49mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
3.22"
(81.78mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1969 1953
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul–Dec 1970
6-Month
23.80"
(604.52mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
2.07"
(52.58mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1953
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1979
Jun–Dec 1970
7-Month
28.36"
(720.34mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.38"
(60.45mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Ties: 1967
May–Dec 1970
8-Month
31.20"
(792.48mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
0.88"
(22.35mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Apr–Dec 1970
9-Month
38.69"
(982.73mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Mar–Dec 1970
10-Month
42.73"
(1,085.34mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
3.60"
(91.44mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Feb–Dec 1970
11-Month
46.41"
(1,178.81mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
3.67"
(93.21mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jan–Dec 1970
12-Month
47.66"
(1,210.56mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
0.72"
(18.28mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Jul 1969–Dec 1970
18-Month
68.35"
(1,736.09mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
74th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1979
Jan 1969–Dec 1970
24-Month
90.53"
(2,299.46mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
-3.35"
(-85.09mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 2019
Jan 1968–Dec 1970
36-Month
134.74"
(3,422.40mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
-6.16"
(-156.46mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1965 1954
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1969 2020
Jan 1967–Dec 1970
48-Month
183.11"
(4,650.99mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
-4.84"
(-122.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1969 1904
88th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2020
Jan 1966–Dec 1970
60-Month
229.77"
(5,836.16mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
-5.23"
(-132.84mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1969 1944
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 27, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/