Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 2017

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2017
1-Month
2.92"
(74.17mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-1.14"
(-28.95mm)
34th Driest Driest since: 2005 1965
94th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1990
Nov–Dec 2017
2-Month
5.21"
(132.33mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-2.42"
(-61.47mm)
15th Driest Driest since: 1981 1976
113th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1978
Oct–Dec 2017
3-Month
10.45"
(265.43mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
0.03"
(0.76mm)
66th Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
62nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 1919
Ties: 1928
Sep–Dec 2017
4-Month
14.90"
(378.46mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
49th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Aug–Dec 2017
5-Month
19.28"
(489.71mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
1.89"
(48.00mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1953
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Jul–Dec 2017
6-Month
23.89"
(606.81mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
2.16"
(54.87mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1953
45th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1979
Jun–Dec 2017
7-Month
28.85"
(732.79mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
2.87"
(72.90mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
May–Dec 2017
8-Month
34.95"
(887.73mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
4.63"
(117.60mm)
97th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
31st Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2018
Apr–Dec 2017
9-Month
39.43"
(1,001.52mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
5.01"
(127.25mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Mar–Dec 2017
10-Month
44.01"
(1,117.85mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
4.88"
(123.95mm)
96th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
32nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Feb–Dec 2017
11-Month
46.01"
(1,168.65mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
3.27"
(83.05mm)
82nd Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
46th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2011
Jan–Dec 2017
12-Month
50.26"
(1,276.60mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
3.32"
(84.32mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2011
Jul 2016–Dec 2017
18-Month
74.94"
(1,903.48mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
6.24"
(158.50mm)
93rd Driest Driest since: 2014 1930
34th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 1979
Jan 2016–Dec 2017
24-Month
99.45"
(2,526.03mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
5.57"
(141.48mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 2013 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2019
Jan 2015–Dec 2017
36-Month
157.76"
(4,007.10mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
16.86"
(428.24mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2016 1954
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 2020
Jan 2014–Dec 2017
48-Month
204.87"
(5,203.70mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
16.92"
(429.77mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2015 1904
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2016 2021
Jan 2013–Dec 2017
60-Month
260.65"
(6,620.51mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
25.65"
(651.51mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2016 1944
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2015 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/