Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, July 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
July 1972
1-Month
5.68"
(144.27mm)
4.34"
(110.24mm)
1.34"
(34.03mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2015
Jun–Jul 1972
2-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
8.59"
(218.19mm)
-0.02"
(-0.51mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
Ties: 1982, 1985
May–Jul 1972
3-Month
12.43"
(315.72mm)
12.93"
(328.42mm)
-0.50"
(-12.70mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1970 1936
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1935
Apr–Jul 1972
4-Month
19.97"
(507.24mm)
17.03"
(432.56mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2011
Mar–Jul 1972
5-Month
24.36"
(618.74mm)
21.74"
(552.20mm)
2.62"
(66.54mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1935
Feb–Jul 1972
6-Month
29.77"
(756.16mm)
25.35"
(643.89mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Jan–Jul 1972
7-Month
35.42"
(899.67mm)
29.55"
(750.57mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1956 1950
Dec 1971–Jul 1972
8-Month
38.94"
(989.08mm)
33.60"
(853.44mm)
5.34"
(135.64mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1950
Nov 1971–Jul 1972
9-Month
40.89"
(1,038.61mm)
37.22"
(945.39mm)
3.67"
(93.22mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1979
Oct 1971–Jul 1972
10-Month
42.54"
(1,080.52mm)
40.03"
(1,016.76mm)
2.51"
(63.76mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1950
Sep 1971–Jul 1972
11-Month
46.82"
(1,189.23mm)
43.25"
(1,098.55mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1971 1954
41st Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2019
Aug 1971–Jul 1972
12-Month
50.23"
(1,275.84mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
3.25"
(82.55mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1971 1954
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2019
Feb 1971–Jul 1972
18-Month
76.25"
(1,936.75mm)
72.30"
(1,836.42mm)
3.95"
(100.33mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1970–Jul 1972
24-Month
100.41"
(2,550.41mm)
93.93"
(2,385.82mm)
6.48"
(164.59mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Ties: 1939
Aug 1969–Jul 1972
36-Month
144.30"
(3,665.22mm)
141.01"
(3,581.65mm)
3.29"
(83.57mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Aug 1968–Jul 1972
48-Month
186.18"
(4,728.97mm)
188.05"
(4,776.47mm)
-1.87"
(-47.50mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Aug 1967–Jul 1972
60-Month
231.96"
(5,891.78mm)
235.03"
(5,969.76mm)
-3.07"
(-77.98mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1970 1944
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Ties: 1987

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on November 18, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/