Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1898

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1898
1-Month
2.85"
(72.39mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.21"
(-30.73mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 1896 1965
98th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1990
Nov–Dec 1898
2-Month
5.80"
(147.32mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-1.83"
(-46.48mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 1898 1976
94th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1978
Oct–Dec 1898
3-Month
10.44"
(265.18mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
0.02"
(0.51mm)
64th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
64th Wettest Wettest to Date 1919
Sep–Dec 1898
4-Month
14.73"
(374.14mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
1.08"
(27.43mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1897 1963
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Aug–Dec 1898
5-Month
18.50"
(469.90mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
1.11"
(28.19mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
53rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Jul–Dec 1898
6-Month
22.99"
(583.95mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
1.26"
(32.01mm)
74th Driest Driest since: 1897 1953
54th Wettest Wettest to Date 1979
Ties: 1900, 1959
Jun–Dec 1898
7-Month
27.14"
(689.36mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
1.16"
(29.47mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
May–Dec 1898
8-Month
31.74"
(806.20mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
1.42"
(36.07mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
56th Wettest Wettest to Date 2018
Apr–Dec 1898
9-Month
35.06"
(890.52mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
0.64"
(16.25mm)
65th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
63rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1909
Mar–Dec 1898
10-Month
42.41"
(1,077.21mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
3.28"
(83.31mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
43rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Ties: 1997
Feb–Dec 1898
11-Month
44.03"
(1,118.36mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
1.29"
(32.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 1897 2011
Jan–Dec 1898
12-Month
52.68"
(1,338.07mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
5.74"
(145.79mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 1897 1930
29th Wettest Wettest to Date 2011
Jul 1897–Dec 1898
18-Month
69.70"
(1,770.38mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
1.00"
(25.40mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1896 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1897 1979
Ties: 1958
Jan 1897–Dec 1898
24-Month
100.96"
(2,564.38mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
7.08"
(179.83mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1897 1931
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan 1896–Dec 1898
36-Month
144.17"
(3,661.92mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
3.27"
(83.06mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1897 1954
57th Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 1895–Dec 1898
48-Month
183.43"
(4,659.12mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
-4.52"
(-114.81mm)
37th Driest Driest since: 1898 1904
88th Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 7, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/