Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of May 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
3.49"
(88.65mm)
4.06"
(103.12mm)
-0.57"
(-14.47mm)
52nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
76th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1990
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
5.72"
(145.29mm)
7.63"
(193.80mm)
-1.91"
(-48.51mm)
30th Driest Driest since: 2017 1976
98th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1978
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
10.35"
(262.89mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
-0.07"
(-1.78mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1919
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
14.33"
(363.98mm)
13.65"
(346.71mm)
0.68"
(17.27mm)
73rd Driest Driest since: 2016 1963
55th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
19.47"
(494.54mm)
17.39"
(441.71mm)
2.08"
(52.83mm)
86th Driest Driest since: 2017 1953
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
24.69"
(627.13mm)
21.73"
(551.94mm)
2.96"
(75.19mm)
92nd Driest Driest since: 2017 1953
36th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
29.85"
(758.19mm)
25.98"
(659.89mm)
3.87"
(98.30mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
35.43"
(899.92mm)
30.32"
(770.13mm)
5.11"
(129.79mm)
103rd Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
25th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
40.38"
(1,025.65mm)
34.42"
(874.27mm)
5.96"
(151.38mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
47.22"
(1,199.39mm)
39.13"
(993.90mm)
8.09"
(205.49mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2011
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
53.64"
(1,362.46mm)
42.74"
(1,085.60mm)
10.90"
(276.86mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
58.11"
(1,475.99mm)
46.94"
(1,192.28mm)
11.17"
(283.71mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2011
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
84.16"
(2,137.66mm)
68.70"
(1,744.98mm)
15.46"
(392.68mm)
120th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 1979
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
119.43"
(3,033.52mm)
93.88"
(2,384.55mm)
25.55"
(648.97mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
183.17"
(4,652.52mm)
140.90"
(3,578.86mm)
42.27"
(1,073.66mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1954
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
233.43"
(5,929.12mm)
187.95"
(4,773.93mm)
45.48"
(1,155.19mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1904
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
282.62"
(7,178.55mm)
235.00"
(5,969.00mm)
47.62"
(1,209.55mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1944
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on July 3, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/