Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1973

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1973
1-Month
3.69"
(93.73mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.37"
(-9.39mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1971 1965
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1990
Nov–Dec 1973
2-Month
11.56"
(293.62mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1971 1976
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1978
Oct–Dec 1973
3-Month
14.62"
(371.35mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1919
Sep–Dec 1973
4-Month
16.91"
(429.51mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
3.26"
(82.80mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1971 1963
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Aug–Dec 1973
5-Month
19.19"
(487.43mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
1.80"
(45.72mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Jul–Dec 1973
6-Month
24.67"
(626.62mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
2.94"
(74.68mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 1971 1953
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 1979
Ties: 1905
Jun–Dec 1973
7-Month
29.91"
(759.71mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
3.93"
(99.82mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
May–Dec 1973
8-Month
36.53"
(927.86mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
6.21"
(157.73mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2018
Apr–Dec 1973
9-Month
42.36"
(1,075.94mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
7.94"
(201.67mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2011
Mar–Dec 1973
10-Month
48.55"
(1,233.17mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
9.42"
(239.27mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb–Dec 1973
11-Month
50.82"
(1,290.83mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jan–Dec 1973
12-Month
53.25"
(1,352.55mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
6.31"
(160.27mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2011
Jul 1972–Dec 1973
18-Month
80.59"
(2,046.99mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
11.89"
(302.01mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1979
Jan 1972–Dec 1973
24-Month
110.33"
(2,802.38mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
16.45"
(417.83mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1972 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1971–Dec 1973
36-Month
154.71"
(3,929.63mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
13.81"
(350.77mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1972 1954
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jan 1970–Dec 1973
48-Month
202.37"
(5,140.20mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
14.42"
(366.27mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Jan 1969–Dec 1973
60-Month
245.24"
(6,229.10mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
10.24"
(260.10mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1972 1944
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published July 2021, retrieved on July 24, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/