Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, January 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
January 2021
1-Month
4.12"
(104.65mm)
4.20"
(106.68mm)
-0.08"
(-2.03mm)
70th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
59th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Dec 2020–Jan 2021
2-Month
7.61"
(193.29mm)
8.25"
(209.55mm)
-0.64"
(-16.26mm)
60th Driest Driest since: 2018 1981
68th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Nov 2020–Jan 2021
3-Month
9.84"
(249.94mm)
11.87"
(301.50mm)
-2.03"
(-51.56mm)
40th Driest Driest since: 2018 1977
88th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Oct 2020–Jan 2021
4-Month
14.47"
(367.54mm)
14.68"
(372.87mm)
-0.21"
(-5.33mm)
62nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
66th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1920
Sep 2020–Jan 2021
5-Month
18.45"
(468.63mm)
17.90"
(454.66mm)
0.55"
(13.97mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 2018 1964
53rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1937
Aug 2020–Jan 2021
6-Month
23.59"
(599.19mm)
21.63"
(549.40mm)
1.96"
(49.79mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 2018 1940
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1927
Jul 2020–Jan 2021
7-Month
28.81"
(731.77mm)
25.97"
(659.64mm)
2.84"
(72.13mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
39th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
Jun 2020–Jan 2021
8-Month
33.97"
(862.84mm)
30.23"
(767.84mm)
3.74"
(95.00mm)
99th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
May 2020–Jan 2021
9-Month
39.55"
(1,004.57mm)
34.56"
(877.82mm)
4.99"
(126.75mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1916
Apr 2020–Jan 2021
10-Month
44.50"
(1,130.30mm)
38.64"
(981.46mm)
5.86"
(148.84mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
27th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012
Mar 2020–Jan 2021
11-Month
51.34"
(1,304.04mm)
43.34"
(1,100.84mm)
8.00"
(203.20mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2012
Feb 2020–Jan 2021
12-Month
57.76"
(1,467.10mm)
46.95"
(1,192.53mm)
10.81"
(274.57mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Aug 2019–Jan 2021
18-Month
83.04"
(2,109.22mm)
68.58"
(1,741.93mm)
14.46"
(367.29mm)
119th Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
8th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Feb 2019–Jan 2021
24-Month
118.82"
(3,018.03mm)
93.97"
(2,386.84mm)
24.85"
(631.19mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2019 1955
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Feb 2018–Jan 2021
36-Month
184.82"
(4,694.43mm)
140.98"
(3,580.89mm)
43.84"
(1,113.54mm)
125th Driest Driest since: 2020 1955
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021
Feb 2017–Jan 2021
48-Month
233.30"
(5,925.82mm)
188.03"
(4,775.96mm)
45.27"
(1,149.86mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2020 1905
2nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2022
Feb 2016–Jan 2021
60-Month
284.86"
(7,235.44mm)
234.98"
(5,968.49mm)
49.88"
(1,266.95mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1905
3rd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2022

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on September 28, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/