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 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2021
1-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1919
Sep–Oct 2021
2-Month
8.57"
(217.68mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
2.54"
(64.52mm)
109th Driest Driest since: 2019 1963
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2006
Aug–Oct 2021
3-Month
13.86"
(352.04mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
4.10"
(104.14mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2020 1953
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2006
Jul–Oct 2021
4-Month
20.06"
(509.52mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
5.95"
(151.13mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1953
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1979
Jun–Oct 2021
5-Month
25.08"
(637.03mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
6.73"
(170.94mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1979
May–Oct 2021
6-Month
28.65"
(727.71mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2009
Apr–Oct 2021
7-Month
31.73"
(805.94mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
4.94"
(125.47mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Mar–Oct 2021
8-Month
38.51"
(978.15mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
7.00"
(177.80mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Feb–Oct 2021
9-Month
43.02"
(1,092.71mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
7.91"
(200.92mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2018
Jan–Oct 2021
10-Month
47.14"
(1,197.36mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
7.83"
(198.89mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1950
Dec 2020–Oct 2021
11-Month
50.63"
(1,286.00mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
7.27"
(184.66mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Nov 2020–Oct 2021
12-Month
52.86"
(1,342.64mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
5.88"
(149.35mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
May 2020–Oct 2021
18-Month
82.57"
(2,097.28mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
12.90"
(327.66mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Nov 2019–Oct 2021
24-Month
116.04"
(2,947.42mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
22.12"
(561.85mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Nov 2018–Oct 2021
36-Month
177.98"
(4,520.69mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
37.05"
(941.07mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1942
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Nov 2017–Oct 2021
48-Month
235.52"
(5,982.21mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
47.51"
(1,206.76mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1943
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Nov 2016–Oct 2021
60-Month
288.68"
(7,332.47mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
53.66"
(1,362.96mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1944
1st 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/