Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, August 1998

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
August 1998
1-Month
2.11"
(53.59mm)
3.73"
(94.74mm)
-1.62"
(-41.15mm)
9th Driest Driest since: 1983 1925
117th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1926
Jul–Aug 1998
2-Month
7.03"
(178.56mm)
8.08"
(205.23mm)
-1.05"
(-26.67mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2016
Ties: 1993
Jun–Aug 1998
3-Month
15.89"
(403.61mm)
12.32"
(312.93mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1928
May–Aug 1998
4-Month
20.97"
(532.64mm)
16.66"
(423.16mm)
4.31"
(109.48mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1935
Apr–Aug 1998
5-Month
28.52"
(724.41mm)
20.76"
(527.30mm)
7.76"
(197.11mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
5th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2011
Mar–Aug 1998
6-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
25.48"
(647.19mm)
6.25"
(158.75mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1935
Feb–Aug 1998
7-Month
34.95"
(887.73mm)
29.08"
(738.63mm)
5.87"
(149.10mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1935
Jan–Aug 1998
8-Month
38.70"
(982.98mm)
33.29"
(845.57mm)
5.41"
(137.41mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1997 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1950
Dec 1997–Aug 1998
9-Month
41.75"
(1,060.45mm)
37.33"
(948.18mm)
4.42"
(112.27mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1950
Nov 1997–Aug 1998
10-Month
45.00"
(1,143.00mm)
40.95"
(1,040.13mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1996 1930
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1979
Oct 1997–Aug 1998
11-Month
46.88"
(1,190.75mm)
43.76"
(1,111.50mm)
3.12"
(79.25mm)
81st Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1979
Sep 1997–Aug 1998
12-Month
49.24"
(1,250.70mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
2.26"
(57.41mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1995 1941
50th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Ties: 1956
Mar 1997–Aug 1998
18-Month
81.11"
(2,060.19mm)
72.43"
(1,839.72mm)
8.68"
(220.47mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1996 1931
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1996–Aug 1998
24-Month
106.77"
(2,711.96mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
12.85"
(326.39mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 1996 1941
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1995–Aug 1998
36-Month
157.63"
(4,003.80mm)
140.99"
(3,581.15mm)
16.64"
(422.65mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 1997 1942
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 2019
Sep 1994–Aug 1998
48-Month
203.92"
(5,179.57mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
15.89"
(403.61mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 1996 1943
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Sep 1993–Aug 1998
60-Month
257.56"
(6,542.02mm)
235.01"
(5,969.25mm)
22.55"
(572.77mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 1997 1944
9th 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 27, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/