Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1973
1-Month
2.43"
(61.72mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-1.77"
(-44.96mm)
27th Driest Driest since: 1970 1981
101st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Ties: 1922, 1992
Dec 1972–Jan 1973
2-Month
9.15"
(232.41mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
0.90"
(22.86mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1971 1981
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1937
Nov 1972–Jan 1973
3-Month
14.55"
(369.57mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1977
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Oct 1972–Jan 1973
4-Month
17.71"
(449.83mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
3.03"
(76.96mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1920
Sep 1972–Jan 1973
5-Month
21.83"
(554.48mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1972 1964
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1937
Aug 1972–Jan 1973
6-Month
24.09"
(611.89mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
2.46"
(62.49mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1940
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1927
Jul 1972–Jan 1973
7-Month
29.77"
(756.16mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
3.80"
(96.52mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1916
Jun 1972–Jan 1973
8-Month
32.66"
(829.56mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
2.43"
(61.72mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1916
May 1972–Jan 1973
9-Month
36.52"
(927.61mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1916
Apr 1972–Jan 1973
10-Month
44.06"
(1,119.12mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
5.42"
(137.66mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2012
Mar 1972–Jan 1973
11-Month
48.45"
(1,230.63mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1962 2012
Feb 1972–Jan 1973
12-Month
53.86"
(1,368.04mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
6.91"
(175.51mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Aug 1971–Jan 1973
18-Month
74.32"
(1,887.73mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Feb 1971–Jan 1973
24-Month
100.34"
(2,548.64mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
6.37"
(161.80mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1963 2020
Feb 1970–Jan 1973
36-Month
150.30"
(3,817.62mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
9.32"
(236.73mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1959 2021
Feb 1969–Jan 1973
48-Month
189.86"
(4,822.44mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
1.83"
(46.48mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2021
Feb 1968–Jan 1973
60-Month
236.57"
(6,008.88mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
1.59"
(40.39mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1972 1905
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1960 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 26, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/