As of noon Monday, Lexington has 62.8 inches of rain for the year -- less than three inches behind the record.
Lexington had 65.76 inches of rain in 1935, according to the National Weather Service. Records date back to the 1880s. The total includes melted snow.
Louisville has already set a new record. Kentucky's largest city has 64.77 inches of rain so far in 2011, breaking a record of 64.6 set in 2004.