Glasgow, Kentucky 

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Climate in Glasgow, Kentucky

Glasgow, Kentucky gets 52 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

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

Glasgow gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 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 90 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 52 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  Glasgow, KentuckyUnited States
  52.4 in.38.1 in.
  7.9 in.27.8 in.
  113.6 days106.2 days
  205 days205 days
  89.9°85.8°
  26.0°21.7°
  7.37
  4.64.3
  755 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.


August is the hottest month for Glasgow with an average high temperature of 89.9°, which ranks it as one of the hottest places in Kentucky. In Glasgow, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Glasgow are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Glasgow with an average of 26.0°. This is one of the warmest places in Kentucky.


In Glasgow, there are 49.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the hottest places in Kentucky.


In Glasgow, there are 82.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Kentucky.


In Glasgow, there are 0.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Kentucky.


May is the wettest month in Glasgow with 5.8 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.5 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 23% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 52.4 inches in Glasgow means that it is one of the wettest places in Kentucky.


December is the rainiest month in Glasgow with 11.2 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 7.1 rainy days. There are 113.6 rainy days annually in Glasgow, which is about average compared to other places in Kentucky. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 7.9 inches in Glasgow means that it is about average compared to other places in Kentucky. February is the snowiest month in Glasgow with 3.0 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Glasgow    2 Reviews
    Nice place to visit but don't move or retire here - 12/9/2018
    Retired here 2 years ago from Michigan. Less winter but still a lot of gloomy grey days with rain. Had a new house built only to find a very poor work ethic here. It's... Read More

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    Glasgow - 4/3/2014
    I live here in Glasgow all my life and we do have few bad apples in our city but I cannot say that everyone is like that. I am not like that at all and I know there are... Read More


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