Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1981
1-Month
0.87"
(22.10mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-3.33"
(-84.58mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
125th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Dec 1980–Jan 1981
2-Month
2.41"
(61.21mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-5.84"
(-148.34mm)
1st Driest Driest to Date 1981
124th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Nov 1980–Jan 1981
3-Month
5.88"
(149.35mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-5.99"
(-152.15mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Oct 1980–Jan 1981
4-Month
8.17"
(207.52mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-6.51"
(-165.35mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1920
Sep 1980–Jan 1981
5-Month
10.98"
(278.89mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
-6.92"
(-175.77mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1964 1964
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Aug 1980–Jan 1981
6-Month
14.19"
(360.43mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
-7.44"
(-188.97mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1964 1940
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Jul 1980–Jan 1981
7-Month
19.01"
(482.85mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
-6.96"
(-176.79mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Jun 1980–Jan 1981
8-Month
21.77"
(552.96mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
-8.46"
(-214.88mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
May 1980–Jan 1981
9-Month
25.42"
(645.67mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
-9.14"
(-232.15mm)
8th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Apr 1980–Jan 1981
10-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
-9.95"
(-252.73mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Mar 1980–Jan 1981
11-Month
34.19"
(868.43mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
-9.15"
(-232.41mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1964 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2012
Feb 1980–Jan 1981
12-Month
35.66"
(905.76mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
-11.29"
(-286.77mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
120th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1979–Jan 1981
18-Month
63.81"
(1,620.77mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
-4.77"
(-121.16mm)
31st Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
93rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1980
Feb 1979–Jan 1981
24-Month
94.98"
(2,412.49mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
1.01"
(25.65mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1978 1955
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
Feb 1978–Jan 1981
36-Month
147.95"
(3,757.93mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1979 1955
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1951
Feb 1977–Jan 1981
48-Month
200.10"
(5,082.54mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
12.07"
(306.58mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1978 1905
30th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Feb 1976–Jan 1981
60-Month
240.52"
(6,109.21mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
5.54"
(140.72mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1973 1905
46th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published December 2019, retrieved on December 13, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/