Kentucky, United States Climate

Weather: 16.79°C/62.22°F, Wind SW at 2.47 km/h, 93% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

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Kentucky Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 237.78 meters (780.12 feet) above sea level, Kentucky has a Humid subtropical, no dry season climate (Classification: Cfa). The city’s yearly temperature is 14.34ºC (57.81ºF) and it is 1.7% higher than United States’s averages. Kentucky typically receives about 42.74 millimeters (1.68 inches) of precipitation and has 98.81 rainy days (27.07% of the time) annually.

Country United States
Longitude -84.2700179
Latitude 37.8393332
Attitude/Elevation 237.78m (780.12ft)
Local time Tuesday 15:28
Annual high temperature 17.87ºC (64.17ºF)
Annual low temperature 8.37ºC (47.07ºF)
Average annual precip. 42.74mm (1.68in)
Warmest month July (29.76ºC / 85.57ºF)
Coldest Month January (-3.16ºC / 26.31ºF)
Wettest Month February (59.05mm / 2.32in)
Driest Month November (21.56mm / 0.85in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm) 98.81 days (27.07%)
Days with no rain 266.19 days (72.93%)
Humidity 77.86%

Climate Kentucky: Monthly Averages

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Nov Oct Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 20.0(68.0) 24.0(75.2) 28.0(82.4) 29.0(84.2) 34.0(93.2) 39.0(102.2) 38.0(100.4) 38.0(100.4) 37.0(98.6) 30.0(86.0) 27.0(80.6) 21.0(69.8) 39.0(102.2)
Average high °C (°F) 3.84(38.91) 6.5(43.7) 11.88(53.38) 18.4(65.12) 23.85(74.93) 27.96(82.33) 29.76(85.57) 28.87(83.97) 25.63(78.13) 19.11(66.4) 11.71(53.08) 6.88(44.38) 17.87(64.17)
Daily mean °C (°F) 1.12(34.02) 3.51(38.32) 8.35(47.03) 14.6(58.28) 20.27(68.49) 24.36(75.85) 26.09(78.96) 24.94(76.89) 21.39(70.5) 14.97(58.95) 8.22(46.8) 4.26(39.67) 14.34(57.81)
Average low °C (°F) -3.16(26.31) -1.24(29.77) 2.97(37.35) 7.96(46.33) 13.27(55.89) 16.84(62.31) 18.97(66.15) 17.87(64.17) 14.85(58.73) 8.84(47.91) 2.92(37.26) 0.32(32.58) 8.37(47.07)
Record low °C (°F) -20.0(-4.0) -30.0(-22.0) -25.0(-13.0) -4.0(24.8) -3.0(26.6) 7.0(44.6) 8.0(46.4) 10.0(50.0) 3.0(37.4) -3.0(26.6) -11.0(12.2) -13.0(8.6) -30.0(-22.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31.89(1.26) 59.05(2.32) 36.08(1.42) 47.85(1.88) 45.57(1.79) 52.04(2.05) 55.92(2.2) 44.35(1.75) 34.22(1.35) 45.71(1.8) 21.56(0.85) 38.66(1.52) 42.74(1.68)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm) 5.82 7.09 8.45 9.73 10.36 10.45 11.36 10.64 6.73 5.64 5.09 7.45 8.23
Average relative humidity (%) 79.16 80.71 79.16 76.58 78.89 76.72 77.65 75.81 76.54 76.15 76.22 80.75 77.86
Mean monthly sunshine hours 6.17 8.24 9.09 11.11 12.75 13.45 13.28 12.56 10.5 8.77 7.28 6.25 9.95

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Kentucky in recent years.

Kentucky

Kentucky Temperature by Month

July
26.09°C | 78.96°F
August
24.94°C | 76.89°F
June
24.36°C | 75.85°F
September
21.39°C | 70.5°F
May
20.27°C | 68.49°F
October
14.97°C | 58.95°F
April
14.6°C | 58.28°F
March
8.35°C | 47.03°F
November
8.22°C | 46.8°F
December
4.26°C | 39.67°F
February
3.51°C | 38.32°F
January
1.12°C | 34.02°F

Historical Data

Summary
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Temperature Max Average Min
Max Temperature 20.0°C (68.0°F) 11.1°C (51.98°F) 2.0°C (35.6°F)
Avg Temperature 15.0°C (59.0°F) 7.17°C (44.91°F) -1.0°C (30.2°F)
Min Temperature 9.0°C (48.2°F) 0.9°C (33.62°F) -4.0°C (24.8°F)
Dew Point Max Average Min
Dew Point 8.0°C (46.4°F) 1.27°C (34.29°F) -7.0°C (19.4°F)
Precipitation Max Average Min Sum
Precipitation 2.5mm | 0.1in 0.23mm | 0.01in 0.0mm | 0in 7.0mm | 0.28in
Snowdepth 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in 0.0mm | 0in
Wind Max Average Min
Wind 21.0kmh | 13.05mph 10.1kmh | 6.28mph 4.0kmh | 2.49mph
Gust Wind 33.0kmh | 20.51mph 17.1kmh | 10.63mph 6.0kmh | 3.73mph
Sea Level Pressure Max Average Min
Sea Level Pressure 2.5mb 0.23mb 0.0mb
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Daily Observations

Time Temperature Dew Point Humidity Wind Speed Pressure Precipitation
November ° C | ° F ° C | ° F % Kph | Mph Hg | Mb Total (mm/in)
2012-11-01 7 | 44.6 0 | 32.0 69 14 | 8.7 29.91 | 1013 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-02 9 | 48.2 3 | 37.4 71 11 | 6.84 29.97 | 1015 0.1 | 0.0
2012-11-03 7 | 44.6 1 | 33.8 74 12 | 7.46 30.09 | 1019 0.2 | 0.01
2012-11-04 7 | 44.6 1 | 33.8 77 11 | 6.84 30.12 | 1020 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-05 5 | 41.0 -1 | 30.2 77 8 | 4.97 30.15 | 1021 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-06 6 | 42.8 -0 | 32.0 72 6 | 3.73 30.0 | 1016 0.1 | 0.0
2012-11-07 7 | 44.6 4 | 39.2 90 7 | 4.35 29.97 | 1015 1.0 | 0.04
2012-11-08 5 | 41.0 -1 | 30.2 76 6 | 3.73 30.21 | 1023 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-09 9 | 48.2 2 | 35.6 71 8 | 4.97 30.21 | 1023 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-10 15 | 59.0 8 | 46.4 73 13 | 8.08 30.21 | 1023 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-11 15 | 59.0 8 | 46.4 69 16 | 9.94 30.21 | 1023 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-12 9 | 48.2 7 | 44.6 87 18 | 11.18 30.21 | 1023 2.5 | 0.1
2012-11-13 4 | 39.2 -3 | 26.6 70 6 | 3.73 30.47 | 1032 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-14 4 | 39.2 -2 | 28.4 74 12 | 7.46 30.45 | 1031 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-15 4 | 39.2 -2 | 28.4 77 6 | 3.73 30.33 | 1027 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-16 5 | 41.0 -2 | 28.4 71 10 | 6.21 30.42 | 1030 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-17 7 | 44.6 1 | 33.8 78 12 | 7.46 30.47 | 1032 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-18 9 | 48.2 3 | 37.4 76 8 | 4.97 30.39 | 1029 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-19 9 | 48.2 4 | 39.2 79 5 | 3.11 30.27 | 1025 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-20 11 | 51.8 5 | 41.0 70 4 | 2.49 30.12 | 1020 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-21 12 | 53.6 6 | 42.8 72 7 | 4.35 30.18 | 1022 0.5 | 0.02
2012-11-22 11 | 51.8 4 | 39.2 67 9 | 5.59 30.18 | 1022 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-23 9 | 48.2 4 | 39.2 76 21 | 13.05 30.09 | 1019 1.3 | 0.05
2012-11-24 -1 | 30.2 -7 | 19.4 63 11 | 6.84 30.24 | 1024 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-25 5 | 41.0 -5 | 23.0 60 15 | 9.32 30.06 | 1018 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-26 5 | 41.0 3 | 37.4 88 6 | 3.73 30.15 | 1021 0.5 | 0.02
2012-11-27 3 | 37.4 1 | 33.8 88 9 | 5.59 30.27 | 1025 0.8 | 0.03
2012-11-28 3 | 37.4 -4 | 24.8 74 8 | 4.97 30.42 | 1030 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-29 5 | 41.0 -3 | 26.6 67 8 | 4.97 30.36 | 1028 0.0 | 0.0
2012-11-30 9 | 48.2 3 | 37.4 75 16 | 9.94 30.27 | 1025 0.0 | 0.0

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