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 May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2021
1-Month
4.24"
(107.70mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
0.18"
(4.58mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1965
56th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1990
Nov–Dec 2021
2-Month
6.22"
(157.99mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-1.41"
(-35.81mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1976
86th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Oct–Dec 2021
3-Month
10.60"
(269.24mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
0.18"
(4.57mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 2020 1963
60th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1919
Sep–Dec 2021
4-Month
14.83"
(376.68mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
1.18"
(29.97mm)
78th Driest Driest since: 2020 1963
50th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Aug–Dec 2021
5-Month
20.12"
(511.05mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
2.73"
(69.34mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 2020 1953
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Ties: 1923
Jul–Dec 2021
6-Month
26.32"
(668.53mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
4.59"
(116.59mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2020 1953
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1979
Jun–Dec 2021
7-Month
31.34"
(796.04mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
5.36"
(136.15mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
May–Dec 2021
8-Month
34.91"
(886.71mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
4.59"
(116.58mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2018
Apr–Dec 2021
9-Month
37.99"
(964.95mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
3.57"
(90.68mm)
87th Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
41st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Mar–Dec 2021
10-Month
44.77"
(1,137.16mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
5.64"
(143.26mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Feb–Dec 2021
11-Month
49.28"
(1,251.71mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
6.54"
(166.11mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
21st Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Jan–Dec 2021
12-Month
53.40"
(1,356.36mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Jul 2020–Dec 2021
18-Month
78.09"
(1,983.49mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
9.39"
(238.51mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Jan 2020–Dec 2021
24-Month
111.51"
(2,832.35mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
17.63"
(447.80mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
9th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Jan 2019–Dec 2021
36-Month
172.83"
(4,389.88mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
31.93"
(811.02mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2018 1954
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Jan 2018–Dec 2021
48-Month
236.57"
(6,008.88mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
48.62"
(1,234.95mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2020 1904
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jan 2017–Dec 2021
60-Month
286.83"
(7,285.48mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
51.83"
(1,316.48mm)
123rd 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 June 2022, retrieved on June 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/