Morehead, Kentucky 

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Weather in Morehead, Kentucky

The most pleasant months of the year for Morehead are September, May and June. In Morehead, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Morehead with an average high temperature of 86.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Kentucky. February is the snowiest month in Morehead with 3.3 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Morehead, KY

11 PM PST

Areas Of Fog

66°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
OvernightAreas Of Fog65° / 77°E 1 mph
Monday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy61° / 76°N 1 to 5 mph
Tuesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Mostly Cloudy61° / 76°NE 0 to 5 mph
Wednesday NightSlight Chance Rain Showers then Partly Cloudy57° / 78°ENE 0 to 3 mph
Thursday NightSlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Partly Cloudy58° / 79°E 0 to 3 mph
Friday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms64° / 78°SE 2 mph
Saturday NightChance Showers And Thunderstorms64° / 79°S 0 to 3 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 23
Rain: averages 46 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 8 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Morehead area is 8.4 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Kentucky.

8.4 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January41° 23°
February45° 25°
March55° 33°
April67° 42°
May75° 52°
June83° 61°
July86° 65°
August86° 63°
September79° 56°
October68° 44°
November56° 36°
December44° 27°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Morehead
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
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January024122
February021112
March016120
April04110
May00120
June30100
July70100
August7080
September2070
October0280
November011100
December022121

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.


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Reviews for Morehead    2 Reviews
Cultural Pearl and Gateway to Eastern KY - 5/4/2008
Morehead State University is the regional cultural anchor in Eastern KY. In addition to MSU, the KY Folk Art Center, Cave Run Lake, and the site of many regional... Read More

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Wonderful place to live! - 8/31/2007
Morehead, Kentucky, is a wonderful place to live for me. It has the cozy, safe, friendly small-town atmosphere and is surrounded by forest. In minutes, I can be lakeside... Read More


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