Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 2002

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2002
1-Month
5.47"
(138.94mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
2.68"
(68.07mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 1919
Sep–Oct 2002
2-Month
11.62"
(295.15mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
5.59"
(141.99mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2001 1963
3rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2006
Aug–Oct 2002
3-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2001 1953
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2006
Ties: 2021
Jul–Oct 2002
4-Month
17.30"
(439.42mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
3.19"
(81.03mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2001 1953
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
Jun–Oct 2002
5-Month
21.05"
(534.67mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
2.70"
(68.58mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1979
May–Oct 2002
6-Month
27.28"
(692.91mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2009
Apr–Oct 2002
7-Month
32.24"
(818.90mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
5.45"
(138.43mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 1979
Mar–Oct 2002
8-Month
39.65"
(1,007.11mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
8.14"
(206.76mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
10th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2011
Feb–Oct 2002
9-Month
41.25"
(1,047.75mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
6.14"
(155.96mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1996 2018
Jan–Oct 2002
10-Month
45.12"
(1,146.05mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
5.81"
(147.58mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1996 1950
Dec 2001–Oct 2002
11-Month
49.59"
(1,259.59mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
6.23"
(158.25mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1979
Nov 2001–Oct 2002
12-Month
53.95"
(1,370.33mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
6.97"
(177.04mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2001 1930
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1979
May 2001–Oct 2002
18-Month
79.51"
(2,019.55mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
9.84"
(249.93mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2019
Nov 2000–Oct 2002
24-Month
97.22"
(2,469.39mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
3.30"
(83.82mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Nov 1999–Oct 2002
36-Month
141.53"
(3,594.86mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
0.60"
(15.24mm)
53rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1942
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1998 2020
Nov 1998–Oct 2002
48-Month
180.76"
(4,591.30mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
-7.25"
(-184.15mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 2001 1943
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2020
Nov 1997–Oct 2002
60-Month
229.55"
(5,830.57mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
-5.47"
(-138.94mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 2001 1944
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2000 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2022, retrieved on May 17, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/