Georgetown, Kentucky 

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Climate in Georgetown, Kentucky

Georgetown, Kentucky gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Georgetown averages 8 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 193 sunny days per year in Georgetown. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Georgetown gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 126 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 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Georgetown is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Kentucky.

7.3 / 10
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Georgetown, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Georgetown, KentuckyUnited States
  45.1 in.38.1 in.
  8.0 in.27.8 in.
  125.8 days106.2 days
  193 days205 days
  86.2°85.8°
  24.1°21.7°
  7.37
  4.24.3
  846 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 Georgetown with an average high temperature of 86.2°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kentucky. In Georgetown, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Georgetown are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Georgetown with an average of 24.1°. This is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


In Georgetown, there are 19.4 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Kentucky.


In Georgetown, there are 93.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


In Georgetown, there are 1.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


May is the wettest month in Georgetown with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is September with 3.0 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 45.1 inches in Georgetown means that it is drier than most places in Kentucky.


May is the rainiest month in Georgetown with 12.5 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.8 rainy days. There are 125.8 rainy days annually in Georgetown, which is rainier 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 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 8.0 inches in Georgetown means that it is about average compared to other places in Kentucky. January is the snowiest month in Georgetown with 3.3 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Georgetown    3 Reviews
    Change - 4/6/2013
    Georgetown has under gone a tremendous change since 1980. It was the ideal "small town USA". In the mid to late 1980's Toyota came to town and things started to happen.... Read More

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    Georgetown/Scott County weak on educational needs - 11/24/2012
    I was reading what was posted for Georgetown on it's cost of living and educational assets. My children all go to school in Scott County and I thought it should be... Read More

    Super growth! - 7/20/2007
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