Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1973
1-Month
3.06"
(77.72mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.27"
(6.85mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1919
Ties: 1917, 1986
Sep–Oct 1973
2-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
-0.68"
(-17.27mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2006
Ties: 1896
Aug–Oct 1973
3-Month
7.63"
(193.80mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-2.13"
(-54.10mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1963 1953
103rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2006
Jul–Oct 1973
4-Month
13.11"
(332.99mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
-1.00"
(-25.40mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1969 1953
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1979
Jun–Oct 1973
5-Month
18.35"
(466.09mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 1979
May–Oct 1973
6-Month
24.97"
(634.24mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
2.28"
(57.91mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1971 2009
Apr–Oct 1973
7-Month
30.80"
(782.32mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
4.01"
(101.85mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1970 1979
Mar–Oct 1973
8-Month
36.99"
(939.55mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
5.48"
(139.20mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Feb–Oct 1973
9-Month
39.26"
(997.20mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
4.15"
(105.41mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
33rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jan–Oct 1973
10-Month
41.69"
(1,058.93mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
2.38"
(60.46mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1950
Ties: 1913
Dec 1972–Oct 1973
11-Month
48.41"
(1,229.61mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
5.05"
(128.27mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1979
Nov 1972–Oct 1973
12-Month
53.81"
(1,366.77mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
6.83"
(173.48mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1979
May 1972–Oct 1973
18-Month
75.78"
(1,924.81mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
6.11"
(155.19mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1971 1931
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2019
Nov 1971–Oct 1973
24-Month
104.24"
(2,647.70mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
10.32"
(262.13mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2020
Nov 1970–Oct 1973
36-Month
150.01"
(3,810.25mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
9.08"
(230.63mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1942
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Nov 1969–Oct 1973
48-Month
199.64"
(5,070.86mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
11.63"
(295.41mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Nov 1968–Oct 1973
60-Month
240.79"
(6,116.07mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
5.77"
(146.56mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/