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Kentucky Climate & Weather

Kentucky Climate and Weather

The Kentucky climate is usually mild, and summers are predominately pleasant, though they can sometimes be hot with high humidity. Snow does fall in winter but it tends to melt quickly. Spring and summer are usually the wettest months, with areas in the southern part of the state experiencing a higher rate of annual precipitation. Temperatures in summer (particularly in July) can reach 80°F (25ºC); while winter lows can hit 36°F (2°C), particularly in January, which is the coldest month.

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