Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1978
1-Month
5.90"
(149.86mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1976 1925
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1926
Jul–Aug 1978
2-Month
11.41"
(289.81mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
3.33"
(84.58mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1958 2016
Jun–Aug 1978
3-Month
14.30"
(363.22mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
1.98"
(50.29mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1928
May–Aug 1978
4-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
3.21"
(81.54mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
26th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 1935
Apr–Aug 1978
5-Month
23.00"
(584.20mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
2.24"
(56.90mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Mar–Aug 1978
6-Month
26.86"
(682.24mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
1.38"
(35.05mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1935
Ties: 2008
Feb–Aug 1978
7-Month
27.97"
(710.44mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
-1.11"
(-28.19mm)
50th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1935
Jan–Aug 1978
8-Month
33.70"
(855.98mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
0.41"
(10.41mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1950
Dec 1977–Aug 1978
9-Month
37.50"
(952.50mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1950
Nov 1977–Aug 1978
10-Month
42.49"
(1,079.25mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
1.54"
(39.12mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Oct 1977–Aug 1978
11-Month
46.83"
(1,189.48mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
3.07"
(77.98mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Ties: 1903
Sep 1977–Aug 1978
12-Month
50.45"
(1,281.43mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
3.47"
(88.14mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Mar 1977–Aug 1978
18-Month
78.64"
(1,997.46mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
6.21"
(157.74mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Sep 1976–Aug 1978
24-Month
92.89"
(2,359.41mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
-1.03"
(-26.16mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Sep 1975–Aug 1978
36-Month
142.29"
(3,614.17mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
1.30"
(33.02mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Sep 1974–Aug 1978
48-Month
195.94"
(4,976.88mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Sep 1973–Aug 1978
60-Month
251.63"
(6,391.40mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
16.62"
(422.15mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 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/