Montgomery County, Kentucky 

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Climate in Montgomery County, Kentucky

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

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

On average, there are 181 sunny days per year in Montgomery County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Montgomery County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 127 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 22
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

8.3 / 5.5

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

Climate Averages
  Montgomery, KentuckyUnited States
  48.2 in.38.1 in.
  7.6 in.27.8 in.
  126.8 days106.2 days
  181 days205 days
  85.5°85.8°
  22.2°21.7°
  7.37
  4.34.3
  931 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 Montgomery County with an average high temperature of 85.5°, which ranks it as one of the coolest places in Kentucky. In Montgomery County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Montgomery County are September, May and June.


In Montgomery County, there are 14.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Kentucky.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Montgomery County with an average of 22.2°. This is colder than most places in Kentucky.


In Montgomery County, there are 114.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is one of the coldest places in Kentucky.


In Montgomery County, there are 1.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Kentucky.


The humidity can be uncomfortably heavy or close in Montgomery County during the summer months. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. July, August and June are the three most humid months in Montgomery County.


May is the wettest month in Montgomery County 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 21% occurs in Winter, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 48.2 inches in Montgomery County means that it is wetter than most places in Kentucky.


May is the rainiest month in Montgomery County with 12.3 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.8 rainy days. There are 126.8 rainy days annually in Montgomery 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 7.6 inches in Montgomery County means that it is less snowy than most places in Kentucky. January is the snowiest month in Montgomery County with 2.8 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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