Harrison County, Kentucky 

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Climate in Harrison County, Kentucky

Harrison County, Kentucky gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Harrison County averages 11 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 190 sunny days per year in Harrison County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Harrison County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 117 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 22
Rain: averages 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Harrison County 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 Harrison County, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Harrison, KentuckyUnited States
  44.3 in.38.1 in.
  10.7 in.27.8 in.
  117.4 days106.2 days
  190 days205 days
  86.8°85.8°
  22.3°21.7°
  7.37
  4.34.3
  804 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 Harrison County with an average high temperature of 86.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Kentucky. In Harrison County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Harrison County are September, May and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Harrison County with an average of 22.3°. This is colder than most places in Kentucky.


In Harrison County, there are 23.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


In Harrison County, there are 105.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Kentucky.


In Harrison County, there are 2.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Kentucky.


May is the wettest month in Harrison County with 5.0 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 3.1 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 44.3 inches in Harrison County means that it is drier than most places in Kentucky.


May is the rainiest month in Harrison County with 11.7 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.3 rainy days. There are 117.4 rainy days annually in Harrison County, which is about average compared to other 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 10.7 inches in Harrison County means that it is snowier than most places in Kentucky. January is the snowiest month in Harrison County with 4.7 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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