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Weather in Kentucky

The most pleasant months of the year for Kentucky are May, September and June. In Kentucky, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Kentucky with an average high temperature of 86.7°, which ranks it as about average compared to other states. January is the snowiest month in Kentucky with 3.6 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 - Kentucky, KY

1 PM PST

Sunny

88°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonSunny89° / 73°SW 7 mph
MondaySlight Chance Showers And Thunderstorms then Showers And Thunderstorms85° / 58°SW 12 to 17 mph
TuesdayRain Showers Likely then Mostly Sunny73° / 51°N 8 mph
WednesdaySunny78° / 57°E 7 mph
ThursdaySunny84° / 66°S 5 to 9 mph
FridaySlight Chance Rain Showers then Chance Showers And Thunderstorms84° / 69°S 8 to 13 mph
SaturdayRain Showers Likely82° / 66°S 9 to 13 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 87 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 48 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 11 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Kentucky area is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Kentucky.

7.3 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. 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
January43° 24°
February48° 27°
March58° 34°
April68° 43°
May76° 52°
June84° 61°
July87° 65°
August86° 64°
September80° 56°
October69° 44°
November58° 35°
December46° 27°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Kentucky
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January024112
February020102
March015111
April04110
May00120
June40100
July90100
August8080
September3080
October0380
November012100
December022112

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 Kentucky    25 Reviews
Thoughts on KY from a KY born and raised resident. - 4/24/2020
So, I've lived in KY my whole life, born in Bowling Green, and raised just outside of Glasgow. I graduated from Barren County High School in 2017, and currently attend... Read More

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Awesome ?????? - 10/2/2019
Never lived there but I hear Kentucky is a great State to grow smoke(maryjiwanna... Read More

Thinking of Kentucky? Think again! - 9/11/2016
Spot on Stephanie! I bought a beautiful historic home overlooking the Mississippi River thought it would be wonderful. Although the people seemed very friendly at... Read More


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