Climate in Kentucky
(United States)

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures

All climate diagrams on this site result from the collected data from nine measuring weather stations in Kentucky.
All data correspond to the average monthly values of the last 20 years.

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The climate widely corresponds to Central European weather conditions. It is cold, wet and a few beautiful summer months are also happening during a year.
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Rain days per month
A rain day is a day on which at least 0.1 mm precipitation (=0.1 liter) per square meter falls. This can be rain, snow, hail or even dew. So it does not have to rain the whole day. With 11 rain days, May offers the most rain days, while September has the fewest.
Precipitation amount in mm/day
The amount of precipitation is measured in millimeters per square meter. Thus, at two mm/day, two liters of water fall on one square meter within 24 hours. With only 2.9 mm, the least amount of rain falls in September. July, on the other hand, has the most rain.
Map of Kentucky

Most important cities in the federal state »Kentucky«

The federal state has a west-east extension of about 540 km and over 280 km from north to south.

CityPopulationGeo position
Louisville620,11838° 15' 15"N85° 45' 34"W
Lexington-Fayette323,78038° 2' 59"N84° 27' 31"W
Meads288,64938° 24' 45"N82° 42' 33"W
Ironville288,64938° 27' 23"N82° 41' 33"W
Lexington225,36637° 59' 19"N84° 28' 40"W
Bowling Green58,06736° 59' 25"N86° 26' 37"W
Owensboro57,26537° 46' 27"N87° 6' 48"W
Covington40,64039° 5' 1"N84° 30' 31"W
Hopkinsville31,57736° 51' 56"N87° 29' 28"W
Richmond31,36437° 44' 52"N84° 17' 41"W
Florence29,95138° 59' 56"N84° 37' 36"W
Georgetown29,09838° 12' 35"N84° 33' 32"W
Henderson28,75737° 50' 10"N87° 35' 24"W
Elizabethtown28,53137° 41' 38"N85° 51' 33"W
Nicholasville28,01537° 52' 50"N84° 34' 23"W
Jeffersontown26,59538° 11' 39"N85° 33' 52"W
Frankfort25,52738° 12' 3"N84° 52' 24"W
Paducah25,02437° 5' 0"N88° 36' 0"W
Independence24,75738° 56' 35"N84° 32' 39"W
Valley Station22,75638° 6' 40"N85° 52' 13"W
Radcliff21,68837° 50' 25"N85° 56' 57"W
Ashland21,68438° 28' 42"N82° 38' 17"W
Newburg19,96738° 9' 36"N85° 39' 35"W
Madisonville19,59137° 19' 41"N87° 29' 56"W
Fern Creek18,40938° 9' 35"N85° 35' 16"W
Winchester18,36837° 59' 24"N84° 10' 47"W
Erlanger18,08239° 1' 0"N84° 36' 3"W
Murray17,74136° 36' 37"N88° 18' 53"W
Saint Matthews17,47238° 15' 10"N85° 39' 21"W
Okolona17,13438° 8' 28"N85° 41' 16"W

Data basis: German Weather Service, individual values averaged and supplemented by own elements. Data on cities and inhabitants:, United Nations Statistics Division and own research.
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