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 August 2022. For more information, please see Climatological Rankings.


Kentucky

Precipitation Rankings, October 2021

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2021)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
October 2021
1-Month
4.38"
(111.25mm)
2.79"
(70.87mm)
1.59"
(40.38mm)
102nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1963
26th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1919
Sep–Oct 2021
2-Month
8.61"
(218.69mm)
6.03"
(153.16mm)
2.58"
(65.53mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2020 1963
18th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2006
Ties: 2020
Aug–Oct 2021
3-Month
13.90"
(353.06mm)
9.76"
(247.90mm)
4.14"
(105.16mm)
118th Driest Driest since: 2020 1953
10th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2006
Ties: 2002
Jul–Oct 2021
4-Month
20.10"
(510.54mm)
14.11"
(358.39mm)
5.99"
(152.15mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1953
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1979
Jun–Oct 2021
5-Month
25.12"
(638.05mm)
18.35"
(466.09mm)
6.77"
(171.96mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2020 1930
7th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1979
May–Oct 2021
6-Month
28.69"
(728.73mm)
22.69"
(576.33mm)
6.00"
(152.40mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
15th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2009
Apr–Oct 2021
7-Month
31.77"
(806.96mm)
26.79"
(680.47mm)
4.98"
(126.49mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
24th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Ties: 1977
Mar–Oct 2021
8-Month
38.55"
(979.17mm)
31.51"
(800.35mm)
7.04"
(178.82mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2019 1930
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2011
Feb–Oct 2021
9-Month
43.06"
(1,093.72mm)
35.11"
(891.79mm)
7.95"
(201.93mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2018
Jan–Oct 2021
10-Month
47.18"
(1,198.37mm)
39.31"
(998.47mm)
7.87"
(199.90mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2017 1930
12th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1950
Dec 2020–Oct 2021
11-Month
50.67"
(1,287.02mm)
43.36"
(1,101.34mm)
7.31"
(185.68mm)
111th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
16th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
Nov 2020–Oct 2021
12-Month
52.90"
(1,343.66mm)
46.98"
(1,193.29mm)
5.92"
(150.37mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2016 1930
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 1979
May 2020–Oct 2021
18-Month
82.61"
(2,098.29mm)
69.67"
(1,769.62mm)
12.94"
(328.67mm)
114th Driest Driest since: 2017 1931
13th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2019
Nov 2019–Oct 2021
24-Month
116.08"
(2,948.43mm)
93.92"
(2,385.57mm)
22.16"
(562.86mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2018 1931
4th Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Nov 2018–Oct 2021
36-Month
178.02"
(4,521.71mm)
140.93"
(3,579.62mm)
37.09"
(942.09mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1942
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Nov 2017–Oct 2021
48-Month
235.56"
(5,983.22mm)
188.01"
(4,775.45mm)
47.55"
(1,207.77mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2019 1943
2nd Wettest Wettest since: 2020 2020
Nov 2016–Oct 2021
60-Month
288.72"
(7,333.49mm)
235.02"
(5,969.51mm)
53.70"
(1,363.98mm)
122nd Driest Driest since: 2020 1944
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2021

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, Precipitation, published September 2022, retrieved on October 4, 2022 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/