Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1972

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1972
1-Month
6.72"
(170.69mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
2.66"
(67.57mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1990
Nov–Dec 1972
2-Month
12.12"
(307.85mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
4.49"
(114.05mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1978
Oct–Dec 1972
3-Month
15.28"
(388.11mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 1919
Sep–Dec 1972
4-Month
19.40"
(492.76mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
5.75"
(146.05mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Aug–Dec 1972
5-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
4.27"
(108.45mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Jul–Dec 1972
6-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1979
Jun–Dec 1972
7-Month
30.23"
(767.84mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
4.25"
(107.95mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
May–Dec 1972
8-Month
34.09"
(865.89mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
3.77"
(95.76mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1967 2018
Apr–Dec 1972
9-Month
41.63"
(1,057.40mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
7.21"
(183.13mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2011
Mar–Dec 1972
10-Month
46.02"
(1,168.91mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
6.89"
(175.01mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb–Dec 1972
11-Month
51.43"
(1,306.32mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
8.69"
(220.72mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Jan–Dec 1972
12-Month
57.08"
(1,449.83mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
10.14"
(257.55mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jul 1971–Dec 1972
18-Month
78.23"
(1,987.04mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
9.53"
(242.06mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1979
Jan 1971–Dec 1972
24-Month
101.46"
(2,577.08mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
7.58"
(192.53mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2019
Jan 1970–Dec 1972
36-Month
149.12"
(3,787.65mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
8.22"
(208.79mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1954
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2020
Jan 1969–Dec 1972
48-Month
191.99"
(4,876.55mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
4.04"
(102.62mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1971 1904
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2020
Jan 1968–Dec 1972
60-Month
236.20"
(5,999.48mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
1.20"
(30.48mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1971 1944
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 25, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/