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 December 2021. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2020
1-Month
4.63"
(117.60mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
1.84"
(46.73mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1919
Sep–Oct 2020
2-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 1963
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2006
Aug–Oct 2020
3-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
3.99"
(101.35mm)
115th Driest Driest since: 2019 1953
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2006
Ties: 1970
Jul–Oct 2020
4-Month
18.97"
(481.84mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
4.86"
(123.45mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2019 1953
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1979
Jun–Oct 2020
5-Month
24.13"
(612.90mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
5.78"
(146.81mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1979
May–Oct 2020
6-Month
29.71"
(754.63mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
7.02"
(178.30mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2009
Apr–Oct 2020
7-Month
34.66"
(880.36mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
7.87"
(199.89mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1979
Mar–Oct 2020
8-Month
41.50"
(1,054.10mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
9.99"
(253.75mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–Oct 2020
9-Month
47.92"
(1,217.17mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
12.81"
(325.38mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jan–Oct 2020
10-Month
52.39"
(1,330.71mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
13.08"
(332.24mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1950
Dec 2019–Oct 2020
11-Month
58.49"
(1,485.65mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
15.13"
(384.31mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1979 1979
Nov 2019–Oct 2020
12-Month
63.18"
(1,604.77mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
16.20"
(411.48mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 1989 1979
May 2019–Oct 2020
18-Month
90.97"
(2,310.64mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
21.30"
(541.02mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Nov 2018–Oct 2020
24-Month
125.12"
(3,178.05mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
31.20"
(792.48mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1931
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Nov 2017–Oct 2020
36-Month
182.66"
(4,639.56mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
41.73"
(1,059.94mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1942
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Nov 2016–Oct 2020
48-Month
235.82"
(5,989.83mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
47.81"
(1,214.38mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1943
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Nov 2015–Oct 2020
60-Month
287.81"
(7,310.37mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
52.79"
(1,340.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1944
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published January 2022, retrieved on January 27, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/