Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 2018

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2018
1-Month
5.59"
(141.99mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
1.53"
(38.87mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1990
Nov–Dec 2018
2-Month
11.41"
(289.81mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
3.78"
(96.01mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2011 1978
Oct–Dec 2018
3-Month
14.48"
(367.79mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2017 1963
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1919
Sep–Dec 2018
4-Month
22.54"
(572.52mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
8.89"
(225.81mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1963
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 2018
5-Month
27.34"
(694.44mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
9.95"
(252.73mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1953
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 2018
6-Month
31.61"
(802.89mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
9.88"
(250.95mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1953
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Jun–Dec 2018
7-Month
37.77"
(959.36mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
11.79"
(299.47mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 2018
8-Month
42.65"
(1,083.31mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
12.33"
(313.18mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 2018
9-Month
47.10"
(1,196.34mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
12.68"
(322.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Mar–Dec 2018
10-Month
52.28"
(1,327.91mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
13.15"
(334.01mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–Dec 2018
11-Month
61.27"
(1,556.26mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
18.53"
(470.66mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jan–Dec 2018
12-Month
63.74"
(1,619.00mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
16.80"
(426.72mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2011 2011
Jul 2017–Dec 2018
18-Month
87.63"
(2,225.80mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
18.93"
(480.82mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Jan 2017–Dec 2018
24-Month
114.00"
(2,895.60mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
20.12"
(511.05mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 1979 2019
Jan 2016–Dec 2018
36-Month
163.19"
(4,145.03mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
22.29"
(566.17mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2017 1954
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 2019
Jan 2015–Dec 2018
48-Month
221.50"
(5,626.10mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
33.55"
(852.17mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 2014–Dec 2018
60-Month
268.61"
(6,822.69mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
33.61"
(853.69mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2017 1944
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published September 2020, retrieved on September 21, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/