The climate of Kentucky (United
States of America)
Kentucky is a state located in the southeastern part of the United
States of America. Kentucky is one of the four states constituted as a
Commonwealth. A lot of different landscapes can be found in Kentucky.
A significant portion of eastern Kentucky is part of the Appalachians
which is a dominant mountain range in the eastern part of the United
States. The largest part of Kentucky has a warm maritime climate. This
subtropical climate type causes plants to grow lusciously. This is
also why the agricultural sector has always been successful in this
state. Kentucky has four distinct seasons with cool winters and warm
summers. Spring and fall are much more erratic. Kentucky can record up
to 1,200 millimeters of annual precipitation. Spring is slightly
wetter and fall is slightly drier than the other seasons. In the
higher located regions in the east it may get cold during the winter.
During the summer temperatures are slightly lower here than in other
Climate information of places in Kentucky
The climate information given on this page is only brief. Specific
information on weather and climate can be found on the pages per
region or city. The following climate information is available for
Throughout Kentucky several climate figures and temperatures can be
recorded. The figures below are for Frankfort and cannot be seen as an
average for this state. For climate figures for other places and
regions in Kentucky please, visit the individual climate pages.
More climate information
Climate tables are useful but they don’t give an overall picture of
the climate and possible weather conditions during a period of time.
How high the chances are of hot or cold weather or hurricanes can
often not be found in these tables. This is why we offer extra climate
information per month. The figures below apply to Frankfort. For
climate figures on specific regions and places please, visit the
relevant individual climate pages.
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