Louisville-Jefferson County, KY has four distinct seasons, with an average temperature of 57°F in the winter months and 78°F during the summertime. Precipitation is evenly distributed throughout the year, with an annual average of 49 inches. Snowfall typically occurs from November to March, and summer thunderstorms are quite common. Louisville experiences a humid subtropical climate, with hot and sticky summers and relatively mild winters. The hottest temperatures occur in July and August, with lows near 72°F. Spring brings warm weather during the day but cools off quickly at night due to its location along the Ohio River Valley.
Louisville, Kentucky gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Louisville averages 9 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 195 sunny days per year in Louisville. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Louisville gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 88 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 26
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 9 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Louisville-Jefferson County is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is one of the most pleasant places in Kentucky.
7.6 / 5.7
Summer / Winter
September, May and October are the most pleasant months in Louisville-Jefferson County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.