Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1980

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1980
1-Month
2.47"
(62.74mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-1.73"
(-43.94mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Ties: 2018
Dec 1979–Jan 1980
2-Month
6.19"
(157.23mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-2.06"
(-52.32mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1977 1981
91st Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Nov 1979–Jan 1980
3-Month
11.87"
(301.50mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
0.00"
(0.00mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Ties: 2014
Oct 1979–Jan 1980
4-Month
14.44"
(366.78mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1977 1931
64th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1920
Sep 1979–Jan 1980
5-Month
22.72"
(577.09mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1978 1964
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Aug 1979–Jan 1980
6-Month
28.15"
(715.01mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
6.52"
(165.61mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1977 1940
13th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1927
Jul 1979–Jan 1980
7-Month
34.85"
(885.19mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
8.88"
(225.55mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Jun 1979–Jan 1980
8-Month
39.78"
(1,010.41mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
9.55"
(242.57mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1916
May 1979–Jan 1980
9-Month
44.63"
(1,133.60mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
10.07"
(255.78mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1916
Apr 1979–Jan 1980
10-Month
51.48"
(1,307.59mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
12.84"
(326.13mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2012
Mar 1979–Jan 1980
11-Month
54.73"
(1,390.14mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
11.39"
(289.30mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2012
Feb 1979–Jan 1980
12-Month
59.32"
(1,506.73mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
12.37"
(314.20mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug 1978–Jan 1980
18-Month
90.22"
(2,291.59mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
21.64"
(549.66mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 1979 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 1980
Feb 1978–Jan 1980
24-Month
112.29"
(2,852.17mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
18.32"
(465.33mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1951 2005
Feb 1977–Jan 1980
36-Month
164.44"
(4,176.78mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
23.46"
(595.89mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
6th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 1951
Feb 1976–Jan 1980
48-Month
204.86"
(5,203.44mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
16.83"
(427.48mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1979 1905
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1977 2019
Feb 1975–Jan 1980
60-Month
261.66"
(6,646.16mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
26.68"
(677.67mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 1979 1905
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2020, retrieved on January 17, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/