Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1985

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1985
1-Month
1.49"
(37.85mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-2.57"
(-65.27mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1965 1965
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1990
Nov–Dec 1985
2-Month
7.41"
(188.21mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-0.22"
(-5.59mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
59th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1978
Oct–Dec 1985
3-Month
12.23"
(310.64mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
1.81"
(45.97mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 1982 1963
36th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1919
Ties: 1905
Sep–Dec 1985
4-Month
14.17"
(359.92mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
0.52"
(13.21mm)
68th Driest Driest since: 1981 1963
60th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Aug–Dec 1985
5-Month
19.99"
(507.75mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
2.60"
(66.04mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 1983 1953
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jul–Dec 1985
6-Month
24.12"
(612.65mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1983 1953
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Jun–Dec 1985
7-Month
28.56"
(725.42mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1983 1930
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
May–Dec 1985
8-Month
32.97"
(837.44mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
2.65"
(67.31mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
44th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1907
Apr–Dec 1985
9-Month
35.64"
(905.26mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
1.22"
(30.99mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
58th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Mar–Dec 1985
10-Month
38.97"
(989.84mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
-0.16"
(-4.06mm)
59th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Feb–Dec 1985
11-Month
41.59"
(1,056.39mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
-1.15"
(-29.21mm)
47th Driest Driest since: 1980 1930
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jan–Dec 1985
12-Month
44.42"
(1,128.27mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
-2.52"
(-64.01mm)
42nd Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
86th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2011
Jul 1984–Dec 1985
18-Month
71.53"
(1,816.86mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
2.83"
(71.88mm)
76th Driest Driest since: 1982 1930
51st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Jan 1984–Dec 1985
24-Month
97.12"
(2,466.85mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
3.24"
(82.30mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 1982 1931
57th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2019
Jan 1983–Dec 1985
36-Month
144.95"
(3,681.73mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
4.05"
(102.87mm)
77th Driest Driest since: 1983 1954
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2020
Jan 1982–Dec 1985
48-Month
195.20"
(4,958.08mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
7.25"
(184.15mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 1984 1904
39th Wettest Wettest since: 1981 2021
Jan 1981–Dec 1985
60-Month
239.12"
(6,073.65mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
4.12"
(104.65mm)
69th Driest Driest since: 1984 1944
55th Wettest Wettest since: 1983 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 5, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/