Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1973
1-Month
2.28"
(57.91mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-1.45"
(-36.83mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1972 1925
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1926
Ties: 2002
Jul–Aug 1973
2-Month
7.76"
(197.10mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-0.32"
(-8.13mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1970 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2016
Jun–Aug 1973
3-Month
13.00"
(330.20mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
71st Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1928
May–Aug 1973
4-Month
19.62"
(498.35mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1935
Apr–Aug 1973
5-Month
25.45"
(646.43mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
4.69"
(119.13mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 2011
Mar–Aug 1973
6-Month
31.64"
(803.66mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
6.16"
(156.47mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1935
Ties: 1961
Feb–Aug 1973
7-Month
33.91"
(861.31mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
4.83"
(122.68mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1961 1935
Jan–Aug 1973
8-Month
36.34"
(923.04mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
3.05"
(77.47mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1950
Dec 1972–Aug 1973
9-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
5.73"
(145.54mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Nov 1972–Aug 1973
10-Month
48.46"
(1,230.88mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
7.51"
(190.75mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 1979
Oct 1972–Aug 1973
11-Month
51.62"
(1,311.15mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
7.86"
(199.65mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1979
Sep 1972–Aug 1973
12-Month
55.74"
(1,415.80mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
8.76"
(222.51mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Mar 1972–Aug 1973
18-Month
82.36"
(2,091.94mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
9.93"
(252.22mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2019
Sep 1971–Aug 1973
24-Month
104.82"
(2,662.43mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
10.90"
(276.86mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1941
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Sep 1970–Aug 1973
36-Month
153.93"
(3,909.82mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
12.94"
(328.67mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Sep 1969–Aug 1973
48-Month
198.33"
(5,037.58mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
10.30"
(261.62mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
35th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2019
Sep 1968–Aug 1973
60-Month
240.53"
(6,109.46mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
5.52"
(140.21mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 22, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/