Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of October 2020. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2020
1-Month
4.47"
(113.54mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
0.27"
(6.86mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1937
Dec 2019–Jan 2020
2-Month
10.57"
(268.48mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
2.32"
(58.93mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2019 1981
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2013 1937
Nov 2019–Jan 2020
3-Month
15.26"
(387.60mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
3.39"
(86.10mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1937
Oct 2019–Jan 2020
4-Month
21.60"
(548.64mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
6.92"
(175.77mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 1991 1920
Sep 2019–Jan 2020
5-Month
21.82"
(554.23mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
3.92"
(99.57mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2018 1964
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1937
Aug 2019–Jan 2020
6-Month
25.28"
(642.11mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
3.65"
(92.71mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1927
Jul 2019–Jan 2020
7-Month
30.52"
(775.21mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
4.55"
(115.57mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1916
Jun 2019–Jan 2020
8-Month
38.62"
(980.95mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
8.39"
(213.11mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1916
May 2019–Jan 2020
9-Month
43.05"
(1,093.47mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
8.49"
(215.65mm)
112th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1916
Apr 2019–Jan 2020
10-Month
47.99"
(1,218.95mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
9.35"
(237.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2012
Mar 2019–Jan 2020
11-Month
51.67"
(1,312.42mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
8.33"
(211.58mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2012
Feb 2019–Jan 2020
12-Month
61.06"
(1,550.92mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Aug 2018–Jan 2020
18-Month
93.13"
(2,365.50mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
24.55"
(623.57mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2020
24-Month
127.06"
(3,227.32mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
33.09"
(840.48mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2017–Jan 2020
36-Month
175.54"
(4,458.72mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
34.56"
(877.83mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2016–Jan 2020
48-Month
227.10"
(5,768.34mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
39.07"
(992.38mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1905
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Feb 2015–Jan 2020
60-Month
285.32"
(7,247.13mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
50.34"
(1,278.64mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1905
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2020, retrieved on November 26, 2020 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/