Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1972
1-Month
2.26"
(57.40mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-1.47"
(-37.34mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1965 1925
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1926
Jul–Aug 1972
2-Month
7.94"
(201.68mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-0.14"
(-3.55mm)
58th Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2016
Jun–Aug 1972
3-Month
10.83"
(275.08mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
-1.49"
(-37.85mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1964 1930
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
May–Aug 1972
4-Month
14.69"
(373.13mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
-1.97"
(-50.03mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1966 1930
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1935
Ties: 1932
Apr–Aug 1972
5-Month
22.23"
(564.64mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
1.47"
(37.34mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2011
Mar–Aug 1972
6-Month
26.62"
(676.15mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
1.14"
(28.96mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1968 1935
Feb–Aug 1972
7-Month
32.03"
(813.56mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
2.95"
(74.93mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1935
Jan–Aug 1972
8-Month
37.68"
(957.07mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
4.39"
(111.50mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1950
Dec 1971–Aug 1972
9-Month
41.20"
(1,046.48mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1950
Nov 1971–Aug 1972
10-Month
43.15"
(1,096.01mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
2.20"
(55.88mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 1979
Oct 1971–Aug 1972
11-Month
44.80"
(1,137.92mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
1.04"
(26.42mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 1979
Sep 1971–Aug 1972
12-Month
49.08"
(1,246.63mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
2.10"
(53.34mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1970 1941
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Mar 1971–Aug 1972
18-Month
73.73"
(1,872.74mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019
Sep 1970–Aug 1972
24-Month
98.19"
(2,494.03mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
4.27"
(108.46mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1969–Aug 1972
36-Month
142.59"
(3,621.79mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
1.60"
(40.64mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1972
48-Month
184.79"
(4,693.67mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-3.24"
(-82.29mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1943
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2019
Sep 1967–Aug 1972
60-Month
230.96"
(5,866.38mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
-4.05"
(-102.87mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 1970 1944
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/