Kentucky climate guide

Temperature in Kentucky (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
5°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Kentucky (Louisville)5
7°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Kentucky (Louisville)7
14°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Kentucky (Louisville)14
20°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Kentucky (Louisville)20
25°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Kentucky (Louisville)25
29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Kentucky (Louisville)29
31°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Kentucky (Louisville)31
30°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Kentucky (Louisville)30
27°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Kentucky (Louisville)27
21°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Kentucky (Louisville)21
14°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Kentucky (Louisville)14
7°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Kentucky (Louisville)7
Min temperature (night-time)
-5°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Kentucky (Louisville)-5
-4°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Kentucky (Louisville)-4
2°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Kentucky (Louisville)2
7°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Kentucky (Louisville)7
12°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Kentucky (Louisville)12
17°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Kentucky (Louisville)17
19°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Kentucky (Louisville)19
18°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Kentucky (Louisville)18
14°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Kentucky (Louisville)14
7°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Kentucky (Louisville)7
3°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Kentucky (Louisville)3
-2°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Kentucky (Louisville)-2

Sunshine & Daylight in Kentucky

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
5 hours of sunshine per day (46% of daylight hours) in January in Kentucky5
5 hours of sunshine per day (48% of daylight hours) in February in Kentucky5
6 hours of sunshine per day (50% of daylight hours) in March in Kentucky6
7 hours of sunshine per day (55% of daylight hours) in April in Kentucky7
8 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in May in Kentucky8
10 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in June in Kentucky10
9 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in July in Kentucky9
9 hours of sunshine per day (65% of daylight hours) in August in Kentucky9
8 hours of sunshine per day (62% of daylight hours) in September in Kentucky8
7 hours of sunshine per day (59% of daylight hours) in October in Kentucky7
5 hours of sunshine per day (45% of daylight hours) in November in Kentucky5
4 hours of sunshine per day (40% of daylight hours) in December in Kentucky4
Daily hours of daylight
10 hours of daylight per day in January in Kentucky (Louisville)10
11 hours of daylight per day in February in Kentucky (Louisville)11
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Kentucky (Louisville)12
13 hours of daylight per day in April in Kentucky (Louisville)13
14 hours of daylight per day in May in Kentucky (Louisville)14
15 hours of daylight per day in June in Kentucky (Louisville)15
15 hours of daylight per day in July in Kentucky (Louisville)15
14 hours of daylight per day in August in Kentucky (Louisville)14
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Kentucky (Louisville)12
11 hours of daylight per day in October in Kentucky (Louisville)11
10 hours of daylight per day in November in Kentucky (Louisville)10
10 hours of daylight per day in December in Kentucky (Louisville)10

Rainfall in Kentucky

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
10 days with some rainfall in January in Kentucky (Louisville)10
11 days with some rainfall in February in Kentucky (Louisville)11
13 days with some rainfall in March in Kentucky (Louisville)13
11 days with some rainfall in April in Kentucky (Louisville)11
12 days with some rainfall in May in Kentucky (Louisville)12
10 days with some rainfall in June in Kentucky (Louisville)10
11 days with some rainfall in July in Kentucky (Louisville)11
9 days with some rainfall in August in Kentucky (Louisville)9
8 days with some rainfall in September in Kentucky (Louisville)8
8 days with some rainfall in October in Kentucky (Louisville)8
11 days with some rainfall in November in Kentucky (Louisville)11
12 days with some rainfall in December in Kentucky (Louisville)12
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
78 mm monthly rainfall in January in Kentucky (Louisville)78
83 mm monthly rainfall in February in Kentucky (Louisville)83
117 mm monthly rainfall in March in Kentucky (Louisville)117
107 mm monthly rainfall in April in Kentucky (Louisville)107
118 mm monthly rainfall in May in Kentucky (Louisville)118
92 mm monthly rainfall in June in Kentucky (Louisville)92
116 mm monthly rainfall in July in Kentucky (Louisville)116
90 mm monthly rainfall in August in Kentucky (Louisville)90
80 mm monthly rainfall in September in Kentucky (Louisville)80
69 mm monthly rainfall in October in Kentucky (Louisville)69
94 mm monthly rainfall in November in Kentucky (Louisville)94
93 mm monthly rainfall in December in Kentucky (Louisville)93

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  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in January in Kentucky (Louisville)2
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in February in Kentucky (Louisville)3
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in March in Kentucky (Louisville)5
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in April in Kentucky (Louisville)7
UV (maximum) index 8 (Very High) in May in Kentucky (Louisville)8
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in June in Kentucky (Louisville)9
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in July in Kentucky (Louisville)9
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in August in Kentucky (Louisville)9
UV (maximum) index 7 (High) in September in Kentucky (Louisville)7
UV (maximum) index 5 (Moderate) in October in Kentucky (Louisville)5
UV (maximum) index 3 (Moderate) in November in Kentucky (Louisville)3
UV (maximum) index 2 (Low) in December in Kentucky (Louisville)2
Heat & Humidity
No heat & humidity in January in Kentucky (Louisville)0
No heat & humidity in February in Kentucky (Louisville)0
No heat & humidity in March in Kentucky (Louisville)0
No heat & humidity in April in Kentucky (Louisville)0
No heat & humidity in May in Kentucky (Louisville)0
Moderate heat & humidity in June in Kentucky (Louisville)M
High heat & humidity in July in Kentucky (Louisville)H
High heat & humidity in August in Kentucky (Louisville)H
Low heat & humidity in September in Kentucky (Louisville)L
No heat & humidity in October in Kentucky (Louisville)0
No heat & humidity in November in Kentucky (Louisville)0
No heat & humidity in December in Kentucky (Louisville)0

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Kentucky, represented by Louisville, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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