Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 1956

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 1956
1-Month
1.97"
(50.04mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
-0.82"
(-20.83mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1953 1963
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1919
Sep–Oct 1956
2-Month
4.13"
(104.90mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
-1.90"
(-48.26mm)
20th Driest Driest since: 1953 1963
108th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1978
Aug–Oct 1956
3-Month
7.13"
(181.10mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
-2.63"
(-66.80mm)
19th Driest Driest since: 1953 1953
109th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2006
Ties: 1952
Jul–Oct 1956
4-Month
13.13"
(333.50mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
-0.98"
(-24.89mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1955 1953
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1954 1979
Ties: 1980, 2005
Jun–Oct 1956
5-Month
16.75"
(425.45mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
-1.60"
(-40.64mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1953 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1979
May–Oct 1956
6-Month
20.41"
(518.41mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
-2.28"
(-57.92mm)
33rd Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
95th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2009
Apr–Oct 1956
7-Month
25.33"
(643.38mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
-1.46"
(-37.09mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
83rd Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1979
Mar–Oct 1956
8-Month
30.38"
(771.65mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
-1.13"
(-28.70mm)
48th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2011
Feb–Oct 1956
9-Month
39.30"
(998.22mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
4.19"
(106.43mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2018
Jan–Oct 1956
10-Month
43.21"
(1,097.53mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
3.90"
(99.06mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1955 1930
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1950 1950
Dec 1955–Oct 1956
11-Month
44.79"
(1,137.67mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
1.43"
(36.33mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1979
Nov 1955–Oct 1956
12-Month
47.43"
(1,204.72mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
0.45"
(11.43mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1954 1930
66th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 1979
May 1955–Oct 1956
18-Month
68.56"
(1,741.42mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
-1.11"
(-28.20mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
80th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2019
Nov 1954–Oct 1956
24-Month
95.43"
(2,423.92mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
1.51"
(38.35mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1955 1931
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1952 2020
Nov 1953–Oct 1956
36-Month
133.97"
(3,402.84mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
-6.96"
(-176.78mm)
26th Driest Driest since: 1955 1942
99th Wettest Wettest since: 1953 2020
Nov 1952–Oct 1956
48-Month
173.22"
(4,399.79mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
-14.79"
(-375.66mm)
13th Driest Driest since: 1944 1943
111th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2020
Nov 1951–Oct 1956
60-Month
222.53"
(5,652.26mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
-12.49"
(-317.25mm)
16th Driest Driest since: 1945 1944
107th Wettest Wettest since: 1955 2021

Citing This Page

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