Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1979
1-Month
2.57"
(65.28mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 1974 1963
68th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1919
Ties: 1935
Sep–Oct 1979
2-Month
10.85"
(275.59mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Aug–Oct 1979
3-Month
16.28"
(413.51mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1953
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2006
Jul–Oct 1979
4-Month
22.98"
(583.69mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
8.87"
(225.30mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1978 1953
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Jun–Oct 1979
5-Month
27.91"
(708.91mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
9.56"
(242.82mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
May–Oct 1979
6-Month
32.76"
(832.10mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
10.07"
(255.77mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2009
Apr–Oct 1979
7-Month
39.61"
(1,006.09mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
12.82"
(325.62mm)
127th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Mar–Oct 1979
8-Month
42.86"
(1,088.64mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
11.35"
(288.29mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1935 2011
Feb–Oct 1979
9-Month
47.45"
(1,205.23mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
12.34"
(313.44mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
5th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jan–Oct 1979
10-Month
53.18"
(1,350.77mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
13.87"
(352.30mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Dec 1978–Oct 1979
11-Month
63.64"
(1,616.46mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
20.28"
(515.12mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Nov 1978–Oct 1979
12-Month
68.32"
(1,735.33mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
21.34"
(542.04mm)
126th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
May 1978–Oct 1979
18-Month
92.32"
(2,344.93mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
22.65"
(575.31mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Nov 1977–Oct 1979
24-Month
114.94"
(2,919.48mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
21.02"
(533.91mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2020
Nov 1976–Oct 1979
36-Month
157.03"
(3,988.56mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
16.10"
(408.94mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1942
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Nov 1975–Oct 1979
48-Month
204.35"
(5,190.49mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
16.34"
(415.04mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1943
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Nov 1974–Oct 1979
60-Month
261.20"
(6,634.48mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
26.18"
(664.97mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 1978 1944
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/