Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 2003

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2003
1-Month
1.98"
(50.29mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-2.22"
(-56.39mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1987 1981
109th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1937
Dec 2002–Jan 2003
2-Month
6.85"
(173.99mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-1.40"
(-35.56mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2001 1981
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1937
Nov 2002–Jan 2003
3-Month
10.37"
(263.40mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-1.50"
(-38.10mm)
44th Driest Driest since: 2001 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1937
Oct 2002–Jan 2003
4-Month
15.84"
(402.34mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1920
Ties: 1906
Sep 2002–Jan 2003
5-Month
21.99"
(558.55mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
4.09"
(103.89mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2002 1964
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1937
Ties: 1922
Aug 2002–Jan 2003
6-Month
24.27"
(616.46mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
2.64"
(67.06mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1940
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1997 1927
Jul 2002–Jan 2003
7-Month
27.67"
(702.82mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
1.70"
(43.18mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Jun 2002–Jan 2003
8-Month
31.42"
(798.07mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
1.19"
(30.23mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
May 2002–Jan 2003
9-Month
37.65"
(956.31mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
3.09"
(78.49mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2001 1931
40th Wettest Wettest since: 2002 1916
Apr 2002–Jan 2003
10-Month
42.61"
(1,082.29mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
3.97"
(100.83mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2012
Mar 2002–Jan 2003
11-Month
50.02"
(1,270.51mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2012
Feb 2002–Jan 2003
12-Month
51.62"
(1,311.15mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
4.67"
(118.62mm)
90th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2019
Aug 2001–Jan 2003
18-Month
74.99"
(1,904.75mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
6.41"
(162.82mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 2002 1931
31st Wettest Wettest since: 1997 2020
Feb 2001–Jan 2003
24-Month
98.83"
(2,510.28mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
4.86"
(123.44mm)
80th Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
45th Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Ties: 1898, 1923
Feb 2000–Jan 2003
36-Month
142.42"
(3,617.47mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
1.44"
(36.58mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 2002 1955
63rd Wettest Wettest since: 1999 2020
Feb 1999–Jan 2003
48-Month
177.60"
(4,511.04mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
-10.43"
(-264.92mm)
21st Driest Driest since: 1989 1905
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 2002 2020
Feb 1998–Jan 2003
60-Month
229.87"
(5,838.70mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
-5.11"
(-129.79mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 2002 1905
84th Wettest Wettest since: 2001 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2020, retrieved on July 7, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/