Zip 41075 (Fort Thomas, KY) Climate


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Fort Thomas, KY has a humid continental climate with all four seasons present. Summers in Fort Thomas tend to be hot and humid, with temperatures averaging in the mid-to-high 80s Fahrenheit from June to August. Winters in Fort Thomas are cool and moderately snowy, with temperatures typically ranging between 20 and 40 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall offer mild climates, with temperatures ranging from the low 40s to the mid 70s Fahrenheit. Overall, Fort Thomas experiences an average of 42 inches of rainfall each year, along with about 26 inches of snowfall annually.

Fort Thomas (zip 41075), Kentucky gets 44 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Fort Thomas (zip 41075) averages 17 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 179 sunny days per year in Fort Thomas (zip 41075). The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fort Thomas (zip 41075) gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 130 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 44 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 17 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the 41075 zip code is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Kentucky.

8.3 Summer - 5.3 Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in the 41075 zip code, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateFort Thomas, KentuckyUnited States
  43.5 in.38.1 in.
  16.5 in.27.8 in.
  130.0 days106.2 days
  179 days205 days
  85.8°85.8°
  22.4°21.7°
  7.27
  3.74.3
  786 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 the 41075 zip code with an average high temperature of 85.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kentucky. In the 41075 zip code, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the 41075 zip code are September, May and June.
In the 41075 zip code, there are 18.0 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Kentucky.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the 41075 zip code with an average of 22.4°. This is colder than most places in Kentucky.
In the 41075 zip code, there are 101.4 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Kentucky.
In the 41075 zip code, there are 2.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Kentucky.
The humidity is usually acceptable in the 41075 zip code 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 the 41075 zip code.
May is the wettest month in the 41075 zip code with 5.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 30% of yearly precipitation and 21% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.5 inches in the 41075 zip code means that it is one of the driest places in Kentucky.
May is the rainiest month in the 41075 zip code with 12.7 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.6 rainy days. There are 130.0 rainy days annually in the 41075 zip code, which is one of the rainiest places in Kentucky. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 22% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 16.5 inches in the 41075 zip code means that it is one of the snowiest places in Kentucky. February is the snowiest month in the 41075 zip code with 4.9 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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