Owen County, Kentucky 

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Climate in Owen County, Kentucky

Owen County, Kentucky gets 45 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

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

On average, there are 182 sunny days per year in Owen County. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Owen County gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 118 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 23
Rain: averages 45 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

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

Climate Averages
  Owen, KentuckyUnited States
  45.3 in.38.1 in.
  9.8 in.27.8 in.
  117.7 days106.2 days
  182 days205 days
  86.9°85.8°
  23.4°21.7°
  7.37
  4.14.3
  771 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 Owen County with an average high temperature of 86.9°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Kentucky. In Owen County, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Owen County are May, September and June.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Owen County with an average of 23.4°. This is colder than most places in Kentucky.


In Owen County, there are 22.6 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


In Owen County, there are 99.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is about average compared to other places in Kentucky.


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


May is the wettest month in Owen County with 5.2 inches of rain, and the driest month is September 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 45.3 inches in Owen County means that it is drier than most places in Kentucky.


May is the rainiest month in Owen County with 12.2 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 7.5 rainy days. There are 117.7 rainy days annually in Owen 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 9.8 inches in Owen County means that it is about average compared to other places in Kentucky. February is the snowiest month in Owen County with 3.4 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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