Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, September 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
September 1978
1-Month
1.24"
(31.50mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
-2.00"
(-50.80mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1953 2019
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
Aug–Sep 1978
2-Month
7.14"
(181.36mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
0.17"
(4.32mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1976 2008
56th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
Jul–Sep 1978
3-Month
12.65"
(321.31mm)
11.31"
(287.27mm)
1.34"
(34.04mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1976 1999
38th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
Jun–Sep 1978
4-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
15.56"
(395.22mm)
-0.02"
(-0.50mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1930
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
May–Sep 1978
5-Month
21.11"
(536.19mm)
19.90"
(505.46mm)
1.21"
(30.73mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1975 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
Apr–Sep 1978
6-Month
24.24"
(615.70mm)
24.00"
(609.60mm)
0.24"
(6.10mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
Mar–Sep 1978
7-Month
28.10"
(713.74mm)
28.71"
(729.23mm)
-0.61"
(-15.49mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Sep 1978
8-Month
29.21"
(741.93mm)
32.32"
(820.93mm)
-3.11"
(-79.00mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan–Sep 1978
9-Month
34.94"
(887.48mm)
36.52"
(927.61mm)
-1.58"
(-40.13mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1950
Dec 1977–Sep 1978
10-Month
38.74"
(984.00mm)
40.57"
(1,030.48mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1979
Nov 1977–Sep 1978
11-Month
43.73"
(1,110.74mm)
44.19"
(1,122.43mm)
-0.46"
(-11.69mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Oct 1977–Sep 1978
12-Month
48.07"
(1,220.98mm)
47.00"
(1,193.80mm)
1.07"
(27.18mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Apr 1977–Sep 1978
18-Month
75.50"
(1,917.70mm)
70.96"
(1,802.38mm)
4.54"
(115.32mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Oct 1976–Sep 1978
24-Month
90.12"
(2,289.05mm)
93.93"
(2,385.82mm)
-3.81"
(-96.77mm)
43rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1941
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1950
Ties: 1982
Oct 1975–Sep 1978
36-Month
137.80"
(3,500.12mm)
140.96"
(3,580.38mm)
-3.16"
(-80.26mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1971 1942
78th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Oct 1974–Sep 1978
48-Month
191.67"
(4,868.42mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
3.64"
(92.46mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Oct 1973–Sep 1978
60-Month
250.58"
(6,364.73mm)
235.03"
(5,969.76mm)
15.55"
(394.97mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
22nd 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 19, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/