Carroll County, Kentucky 

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Climate in Carroll County, Kentucky

Carroll County, Kentucky gets 46 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Carroll County averages 12 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 Carroll County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Carroll County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 121 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 24
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 12 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

8.1 / 5.5

Summer   /   Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Carroll County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Carroll, KentuckyUnited States
  46.0 in.38.1 in.
  12.4 in.27.8 in.
  121.0 days106.2 days
  180 days205 days
  87.1°85.8°
  23.5°21.7°
  7.37
  4.34.3
  656 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 Carroll County with an average high temperature of 87.1°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Kentucky. In Carroll County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Carroll County are May, September and June.


In Carroll County, there are 24.2 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Carroll County with an average of 23.5°. This is colder than most places in Kentucky.


In Carroll County, there are 98.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


In Carroll County, there are 2.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Kentucky.


The humidity is usually acceptable in Carroll County but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most uncomfortably humid months in Carroll County.


May is the wettest month in Carroll County with 5.4 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 3.0 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 29% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 46.0 inches in Carroll County means that it is drier than most places in Kentucky.


May is the rainiest month in Carroll County with 12.5 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.3 rainy days. There are 121.0 rainy days annually in Carroll County, 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 12.4 inches in Carroll County means that it is snowier than most places in Kentucky. February is the snowiest month in Carroll County with 3.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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