Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1978

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1978
1-Month
10.46"
(265.68mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1977 1965
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 1990
Nov–Dec 1978
2-Month
15.14"
(384.56mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
7.51"
(190.76mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1978
Oct–Dec 1978
3-Month
18.03"
(457.96mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
7.61"
(193.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1919 1919
Sep–Dec 1978
4-Month
19.27"
(489.46mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
5.62"
(142.75mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1963
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1972 2018
Aug–Dec 1978
5-Month
25.17"
(639.32mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
7.78"
(197.61mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2018
Jul–Dec 1978
6-Month
30.68"
(779.27mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
8.95"
(227.33mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1977 1953
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 1979
Jun–Dec 1978
7-Month
33.57"
(852.68mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
7.59"
(192.79mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2018
May–Dec 1978
8-Month
39.14"
(994.16mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
8.82"
(224.03mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Apr–Dec 1978
9-Month
42.27"
(1,073.66mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
7.85"
(199.39mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1973 2011
Mar–Dec 1978
10-Month
46.13"
(1,171.70mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Feb–Dec 1978
11-Month
47.24"
(1,199.90mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jan–Dec 1978
12-Month
52.97"
(1,345.44mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2011
Jul 1977–Dec 1978
18-Month
80.85"
(2,053.59mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
12.15"
(308.61mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1977 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1979
Jan 1977–Dec 1978
24-Month
101.49"
(2,577.85mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
7.61"
(193.30mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1976–Dec 1978
36-Month
143.98"
(3,657.09mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
3.08"
(78.23mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1971 1954
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan 1975–Dec 1978
48-Month
200.93"
(5,103.62mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
12.98"
(329.69mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1972 1904
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Jan 1974–Dec 1978
60-Month
253.99"
(6,451.35mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
18.99"
(482.35mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1973 1944
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Ties: 2014

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 24, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/