Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1979
1-Month
5.73"
(145.54mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
1.53"
(38.86mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1937
Ties: 1978
Dec 1978–Jan 1979
2-Month
16.19"
(411.23mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
7.94"
(201.68mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1981
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1937
Nov 1978–Jan 1979
3-Month
20.87"
(530.10mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
9.00"
(228.60mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1937
Oct 1978–Jan 1979
4-Month
23.76"
(603.50mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
9.08"
(230.63mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1920
Sep 1978–Jan 1979
5-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 1937
Aug 1978–Jan 1979
6-Month
30.90"
(784.86mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
9.27"
(235.46mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1940
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1927
Jul 1978–Jan 1979
7-Month
36.41"
(924.81mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
10.44"
(265.17mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1937 1916
Jun 1978–Jan 1979
8-Month
39.30"
(998.22mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
9.07"
(230.38mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1916
May 1978–Jan 1979
9-Month
44.87"
(1,139.70mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
10.31"
(261.88mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 1916
Apr 1978–Jan 1979
10-Month
48.00"
(1,219.20mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
9.36"
(237.74mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2012
Mar 1978–Jan 1979
11-Month
51.86"
(1,317.24mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
8.52"
(216.40mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2012
Feb 1978–Jan 1979
12-Month
52.97"
(1,345.44mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
6.02"
(152.91mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Aug 1977–Jan 1979
18-Month
81.90"
(2,080.26mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
13.32"
(338.33mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1980
Feb 1977–Jan 1979
24-Month
105.12"
(2,670.05mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
11.15"
(283.21mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2005
Feb 1976–Jan 1979
36-Month
145.54"
(3,696.72mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
4.56"
(115.83mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1972 1955
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1951
Feb 1975–Jan 1979
48-Month
202.34"
(5,139.44mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
14.31"
(363.48mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Feb 1974–Jan 1979
60-Month
252.87"
(6,422.90mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
17.89"
(454.41mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1974 1905
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 15, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/