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ClimateKentucky, KYUnited States
Rainfall (in.)46.636.5
Snowfall (in.)11.225
Precipitation Days115100
Sunny Days189205
Avg. July High87.786.5
Avg. Jan. Low23.920.5
Comfort Index (higher=better)3844
UV Index4.24.3
Elevation ft.8091,443



Kentucky, KY, gets 47 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 11 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 115.

On average, there are 189 sunny days per year in Kentucky, KY. The July high is around 88 degrees. The January low is 24. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 38 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.


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