Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 1989

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 1989
1-Month
4.56"
(115.82mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
0.36"
(9.14mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 1988 1981
47th Wettest Wettest since: 1982 1937
Ties: 1969
Dec 1988–Jan 1989
2-Month
8.38"
(212.85mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
0.13"
(3.30mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1987 1981
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 1937
Nov 1988–Jan 1989
3-Month
15.69"
(398.53mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
3.82"
(97.03mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1988 1977
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1937
Oct 1988–Jan 1989
4-Month
17.96"
(456.18mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1920
Ties: 1913
Sep 1988–Jan 1989
5-Month
22.66"
(575.56mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
4.76"
(120.90mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1988 1964
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Aug 1988–Jan 1989
6-Month
26.45"
(671.83mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
4.82"
(122.43mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1988 1940
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1927
Jul 1988–Jan 1989
7-Month
31.66"
(804.16mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
5.69"
(144.52mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Jun 1988–Jan 1989
8-Month
32.63"
(828.80mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
2.40"
(60.96mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1916
Ties: 1906
May 1988–Jan 1989
9-Month
35.41"
(899.41mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
67th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 1916
Apr 1988–Jan 1989
10-Month
38.59"
(980.19mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
-0.05"
(-1.27mm)
57th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Mar 1988–Jan 1989
11-Month
41.36"
(1,050.54mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
-1.98"
(-50.30mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2012
Feb 1988–Jan 1989
12-Month
44.79"
(1,137.67mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
-2.16"
(-54.86mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
85th Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2019
Aug 1987–Jan 1989
18-Month
63.20"
(1,605.28mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
-5.38"
(-136.65mm)
29th Driest Driest since: 1988 1931
96th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1987–Jan 1989
24-Month
84.71"
(2,151.63mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
-9.26"
(-235.21mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1988 1955
105th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1986–Jan 1989
36-Month
128.09"
(3,253.49mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
-12.89"
(-327.40mm)
17th Driest Driest since: 1988 1955
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Feb 1985–Jan 1989
48-Month
170.72"
(4,336.29mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-17.31"
(-439.67mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1967 1905
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020
Feb 1984–Jan 1989
60-Month
224.81"
(5,710.17mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
-10.17"
(-258.32mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1970 1905
100th Wettest Wettest since: 1988 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published February 2020, retrieved on February 25, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/