Climate at a Glance

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 1988

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1988
1-Month
3.82"
(97.03mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.24"
(-6.09mm)
61st Driest Driest since: 1986 1965
67th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1990
Ties: 1944
Nov–Dec 1988
2-Month
11.13"
(282.70mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
3.50"
(88.90mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 1987 1976
15th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1978
Oct–Dec 1988
3-Month
13.40"
(340.36mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
2.98"
(75.69mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1963
25th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 1919
Sep–Dec 1988
4-Month
18.10"
(459.74mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
4.45"
(113.03mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1987 1963
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Aug–Dec 1988
5-Month
21.89"
(556.01mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
4.50"
(114.30mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 1987 1953
21st Wettest Wettest since: 1984 2018
Jul–Dec 1988
6-Month
27.10"
(688.34mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1987 1953
20th Wettest Wettest since: 1984 1979
Jun–Dec 1988
7-Month
28.07"
(712.98mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.09"
(53.09mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
May–Dec 1988
8-Month
30.85"
(783.59mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
0.53"
(13.46mm)
63rd Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
65th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2018
Apr–Dec 1988
9-Month
34.03"
(864.36mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
-0.39"
(-9.91mm)
56th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
72nd Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Mar–Dec 1988
10-Month
36.80"
(934.72mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
-2.33"
(-59.18mm)
41st Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
87th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Feb–Dec 1988
11-Month
40.23"
(1,021.84mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
-2.51"
(-63.76mm)
38th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
90th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2011
Jan–Dec 1988
12-Month
43.55"
(1,106.17mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
-3.39"
(-86.11mm)
36th Driest Driest since: 1987 1930
92nd Wettest Wettest since: 1985 2011
Jul 1987–Dec 1988
18-Month
63.50"
(1,612.90mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
-5.20"
(-132.08mm)
25th Driest Driest since: 1981 1930
102nd Wettest Wettest since: 1987 1979
Jan 1987–Dec 1988
24-Month
81.99"
(2,082.55mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
-11.89"
(-302.00mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1987 1931
116th Wettest Wettest since: 1986 2019
Ties: 1964
Jan 1986–Dec 1988
36-Month
124.57"
(3,164.08mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
-16.33"
(-414.78mm)
11th Driest Driest since: 1965 1954
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2020
Jan 1985–Dec 1988
48-Month
168.99"
(4,292.35mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
-18.96"
(-481.58mm)
6th Driest Driest since: 1955 1904
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 2021
Jan 1984–Dec 1988
60-Month
221.69"
(5,630.93mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
-13.31"
(-338.07mm)
18th Driest Driest since: 1967 1944
106th Wettest Wettest since: 1987 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/