Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1979
1-Month
3.72"
(94.49mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.34"
(-8.63mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1976 1965
71st Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1990
Nov–Dec 1979
2-Month
9.40"
(238.76mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
1.77"
(44.96mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1976
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1978
Oct–Dec 1979
3-Month
11.97"
(304.04mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
1.55"
(39.37mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 1976 1963
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 1919
Sep–Dec 1979
4-Month
20.25"
(514.35mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
6.60"
(167.64mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1978 1963
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1957 2018
Aug–Dec 1979
5-Month
25.68"
(652.27mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
8.29"
(210.56mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1953
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1926 2018
Jul–Dec 1979
6-Month
32.38"
(822.45mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
10.65"
(270.51mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 1978 1953
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Jun–Dec 1979
7-Month
37.31"
(947.67mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
11.33"
(287.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1979
8-Month
42.16"
(1,070.86mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
11.84"
(300.73mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1915 2018
Ties: 1915
Apr–Dec 1979
9-Month
49.01"
(1,244.85mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
14.59"
(370.58mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Mar–Dec 1979
10-Month
52.26"
(1,327.40mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
13.13"
(333.50mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
4th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Feb–Dec 1979
11-Month
56.85"
(1,443.99mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jan–Dec 1979
12-Month
62.58"
(1,589.53mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
15.64"
(397.25mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 2011
Jul 1978–Dec 1979
18-Month
93.26"
(2,368.80mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
24.56"
(623.82mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 1978 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Jan 1978–Dec 1979
24-Month
115.55"
(2,934.97mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
21.67"
(550.42mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1977–Dec 1979
36-Month
164.07"
(4,167.38mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
23.17"
(588.52mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1978 1954
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2019
Jan 1976–Dec 1979
48-Month
206.56"
(5,246.62mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
18.61"
(472.69mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1978 1904
12th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Jan 1975–Dec 1979
60-Month
263.51"
(6,693.15mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
28.51"
(724.15mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1978 1944
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 23, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/