Elizabethtown, Kentucky 

8 Reviews | Review This Place | Photos and Maps

Climate in Elizabethtown, Kentucky

Elizabethtown, Kentucky gets 47 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Elizabethtown averages 3 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 198 sunny days per year in Elizabethtown. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Elizabethtown gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 106 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 25
Rain: averages 47 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 3 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Elizabethtown is 7.4 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Kentucky.

7.4 / 10
September, May and June are the most pleasant months in Elizabethtown, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Elizabethtown, KentuckyUnited States
  47.3 in.38.1 in.
  2.9 in.27.8 in.
  106.2 days106.2 days
  198 days205 days
  86.9°85.8°
  24.5°21.7°
  7.47
  4.14.3
  725 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Elizabethtown with an average high temperature of 86.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Kentucky. In Elizabethtown, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Elizabethtown are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Elizabethtown with an average of 24.5°. This is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


In Elizabethtown, there are 22.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Kentucky.


In Elizabethtown, there are 93.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


In Elizabethtown, there are 1.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Kentucky.


May is the wettest month in Elizabethtown with 5.5 inches of rain, and the driest month is September with 3.1 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 47.3 inches in Elizabethtown means that it is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


March is the rainiest month in Elizabethtown with 10.7 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 6.3 rainy days. There are 106.2 rainy days annually in Elizabethtown, which is less rainy than most places in Kentucky. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 29% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 2.9 inches in Elizabethtown means that it is one of the least snowy places in Kentucky. February is the snowiest month in Elizabethtown with 1.3 inches of snow, and 3 months of the year have significant snowfall.





CLIMATE MAP
  • Annual Rainfall (US Avg: 36.5")
Select Map Options
  • Annual Rainfall
  • Annual Snowfall
  • Precipitation Days
  • Sunny Days
  • July High Temp
  • January Low Temp
  • Reset Map

  • View More Data >

    Reviews for Elizabethtown    8 Reviews
    Dixie Highway - 4/26/2012
    The Dixie Highway is the main route between Elizabethtown and Fort Knox. Almost all of the shopping and service centers are located along this route. The problem is... Read More

    Start Your Review of Elizabethtown


    Home, Sweet Home - 12/7/2010
    I have lived in Elizabethtown, KY since returning from a 29 year tour of Europe. I am employed by Defense Department at Fort Knox. I'm not rich but I live well. To... Read More

    true saints of god - 7/11/2010
    cant find none !!! go 2 toolong.com moresureword.com ... Read More


    View More Data >

    COMPARE COST OF LIVING
    Compare Elizabethtown, Kentucky to any other place in the USA.

    MAPS OF ELIZABETHTOWN, KENTUCKY
    Check out the latest Maps in a variety of categories including cost of living, population, and commute time.Elizabethtown,Kentucky Map
    ZIP CODES IN ELIZABETHTOWN, KENTUCKY
    42701

    NEW LISTINGS IN ELIZABETHTOWN
    $249,900
    721 Hillcreek Dr
    Bed 2 | Bath 2

    $209,000
    113 Alcott Ct
    Bed 3 | Bath 2

    $112,500
    823 Rhodes Dr
    Bed 3 | Bath 1

    $399,900
    57 Thousand Oaks Dr
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $135,000
    5362 S Wilson Rd
    Bed 3 | Bath 2

    $434,800
    1506 Manchester Dr
    Bed 4 | Bath 4

    $252,950
    237 Butterfield Dr
    Bed 4 | Bath 3


    PREMIUM MEMBERSHIP

    Members receive 10 FREE city profile downloads a month, unlimited access to our detailed cost of living calculator and analysis, unlimited access to our DataEngine, and more.

    Try Now
    Join BestPlaces