Average Annual Temperatures in Kentucky





Average annual temperatures for cities, towns, parks and lakes throughout Kentucky are listed below in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius.

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 temperature information for that location.

The tables give the normals for maximum and minimum yearly temperatures based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 by the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

Eastern Kentucky

Average annual temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
65 43 Ashland 18 6
67 45 Baxter 19 7
67 48 Jackson 19 9
68 46 London 20 8
66 42 Mount Sterling 19 5

North - Central Kentucky

Average temperatures for the year
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
68 46 Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Park 20 8
68 46 Bernheim Forest 20 8
66 45 Elizabethtown 19 7
67 46 Frankfort 20 8
67 47 Harrington Lake, Dix Dam 20 8
66 46 Lexington 19 8
68 50 Louisville 20 10
69 44 Rough River Lake 21 7
66 44 Warsaw, Markland Dam 19 7

South - Central Kentucky

Average yearly temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
68 47 Barren River Lake 20 8
68 49 Berea 20 9
70 49 Bowling Green 21 9
65 44 Cave Run Lake 19 7
66 45 Danville 19 7
71 48 Glasgow 22 9
66 42 Leitchfield 19 5
72 49 Mammoth Cave 22 9
67 45 Monticello 20 7
70 44 Nolin River Lake 21 7
68 46 Scottsville 20 8
68 49 Somerset 20 9
67 43 Stearns 19 6

Western Kentucky

Annual average temperature
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
67 47 Henderson 19 9
68 49 Hopkinsville 20 9
69 49 Kenlake State Resort Park 21 10
69 48 Murray 21 9
69 48 Paducah 21 9
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

Kentucky Temperatures
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