Wettest April on Record for Several Locations

Frequent rainfall events have pushed April 2011 into the record books for the wettest April on record at several east Kentucky observing sites.  The Cave Run Lake observing station has experienced it's wettest month in 107 years!

Station

April 2011 Precip

Ranking

Records Began

Mt Sterling (Montgomery Co)

13.02"

Wettest April

1892

Cave Run Lake (Rowan Co)

12.53"

Wettest Month on Record

1904

Clay City 1WNW (Powell Co)

11.51"

Wettest April

1955

West Liberty 3NW (Morgan Co)

10.30"

Wettest April

1941

London/Corbin Apt (Laurel Co)

10.23"

Wettest April

1954

NWS Jackson (Breathitt Co)

10.20"

Wettest April

1981

Monticello 3NE (Wayne Co)

9.49"

Wettest April

1936

Baxter (Harlan Co)

9.33"

3rd Wettest April

1948

Somerset 2NE (Pulaski Co)

9.24"

2nd Wettest April

1950

Buckhorn Lake (Perry Co)

8.49"

Wettest April

1961



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