Average Annual Snowfall in Kentucky





The tables below give yearly averages for snowfall at cities, towns and parks in Kentucky. The numbers are for the total amount of snow and for how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres).

The snowfall totals are annual averages based on weather data collected from 1981 to 2010 for the NOAA National Climatic Data Center.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, North - Central, South - Central and Western Kentucky.

Place name links take you to more detailed information on snowfall, snowstorms and snow accumulation for that location.

Eastern Kentucky

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.6 Farmers 9.5 24.1
20.8 Jackson 23.5 59.7
6.3 London 10.3 26.2

North - Central Kentucky

Yearly snow averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
2.7 Bernheim Forest 4.8 12.2
20.8 Covington 22.1 56.1
13.7 Lexington 13.0 33.0
11.8 Louisville 12.5 31.8
5.5 Rough River Lake 5.0 12.7
5.2 Warsaw, Markland Dam 7.6 19.3

South - Central Kentucky

Average total snowfall for a year
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.3 Barren River Lake 6.4 16.3
6.0 Bowling Green 8.9 22.6
2.8 Mammoth Cave 5.5 14.0
13.3 Monticello 14.8 37.6
4.2 Nolin River Lake 4.2 10.7
4.5 Stearns 9.2 23.4

Western Kentucky

Average annual snowfall
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
8.1 Henderson 12.8 32.5
4.4 Hopkinsville 7.0 17.8
2.2 Kentucky Dam Village 7.0 17.8
7.2 Paducah 9.1 23.1
Reference

National Climatic Data Center. NOAA's 1981-2010 Climate Normals.

Kentucky Snowfall
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