London, Kentucky 

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Climate in London, Kentucky

London, Kentucky gets 48 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

London averages 10 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 180 sunny days per year in London. The US average is 205 sunny days.

London gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 125 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 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

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

Climate Averages
  London, KentuckyUnited States
  48.4 in.38.1 in.
  9.7 in.27.8 in.
  124.9 days106.2 days
  180 days205 days
  85.6°85.8°
  24.4°21.7°
  7.37
  44.3
  1240 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 London with an average high temperature of 85.6°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kentucky. In London, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for London are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for London with an average of 24.4°. This is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


In London, there are 16.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Kentucky.


In London, there are 101.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Kentucky.


In London, there are 1.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Kentucky.


May is the wettest month in London with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is October with 3.2 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 28% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.4 inches in London means that it is wetter than most places in Kentucky.


May is the rainiest month in London with 12.3 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.7 rainy days. There are 124.9 rainy days annually in London, 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 21% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 9.7 inches in London means that it is about average compared to other places in Kentucky. January is the snowiest month in London with 4.0 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Great town! - 8/1/2008
    I've lived in London my whole life and I would never want to be anywhere else. It has grown by leaps & bounds over the past 20 years, but still manages to change for the... Read More

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