Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
4.11"
(104.39mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-0.09"
(-2.29mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
58th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
7.60"
(193.04mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-0.65"
(-16.51mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
67th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
9.83"
(249.68mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-2.04"
(-51.82mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
87th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
14.46"
(367.28mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1920
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
18.43"
(468.12mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2018 1964
52nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
23.57"
(598.68mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
1.94"
(49.28mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1927
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
28.77"
(730.76mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
2.80"
(71.12mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
38th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
Ties: 1943
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
33.93"
(861.82mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
28th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
39.50"
(1,003.30mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
44.45"
(1,129.03mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
5.81"
(147.57mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
51.30"
(1,303.02mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
7.96"
(202.18mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
57.73"
(1,466.34mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
10.78"
(273.81mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
83.01"
(2,108.45mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
14.43"
(366.52mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
118.79"
(3,017.27mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
24.82"
(630.43mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1955
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
184.79"
(4,693.67mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
43.81"
(1,112.78mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
233.27"
(5,925.06mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
45.24"
(1,149.10mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1905
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
284.83"
(7,234.68mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
49.85"
(1,266.19mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1905
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published April 2021, retrieved on April 21, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/