Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1978
1-Month
2.89"
(73.41mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
0.10"
(2.54mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1963
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1919
Sep–Oct 1978
2-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1969 1963
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Ties: 1956
Aug–Oct 1978
3-Month
10.03"
(254.76mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1973 1953
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2006
Jul–Oct 1978
4-Month
15.54"
(394.72mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1973 1953
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
Jun–Oct 1978
5-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
0.08"
(2.03mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 1973 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
May–Oct 1978
6-Month
24.00"
(609.60mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
1.31"
(33.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 1972 1930
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2009
Ties: 1909
Apr–Oct 1978
7-Month
27.13"
(689.10mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
0.34"
(8.63mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1976 1930
61st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1979
Mar–Oct 1978
8-Month
30.99"
(787.15mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-0.52"
(-13.20mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1971 1930
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2011
Feb–Oct 1978
9-Month
32.10"
(815.34mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
-3.01"
(-76.45mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
97th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2018
Jan–Oct 1978
10-Month
37.83"
(960.88mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
-1.48"
(-37.59mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1969 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 1950
Dec 1977–Oct 1978
11-Month
41.63"
(1,057.40mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1979
Nov 1977–Oct 1978
12-Month
46.62"
(1,184.15mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
-0.36"
(-9.14mm)
54th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1979
May 1977–Oct 1978
18-Month
73.01"
(1,854.45mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
3.34"
(84.83mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Nov 1976–Oct 1978
24-Month
88.71"
(2,253.23mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
-5.21"
(-132.34mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1969 1931
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Nov 1975–Oct 1978
36-Month
136.03"
(3,455.16mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
-4.90"
(-124.46mm)
35th Driest Driest since: 1969 1942
89th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Nov 1974–Oct 1978
48-Month
192.88"
(4,899.15mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
4.87"
(123.70mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1972 1943
48th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020
Nov 1973–Oct 1978
60-Month
250.41"
(6,360.41mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
15.39"
(390.90mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 19, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/