Average Temperatures for Kentucky in January





Average temperatures for January at 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.

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

Eastern Kentucky

Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
40 23 Ashland 4 -5
45 26 Baxter 7 -3
44 27 Jackson 7 -3
45 27 London 7 -3
42 22 Mount Sterling 5 -6

North - Central Kentucky

Average daily temperatures in January
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
44 25 Abraham Lincoln Birthplace Park 7 -4
45 26 Bernheim Forest 7 -3
42 24 Elizabethtown 6 -4
43 25 Frankfort 6 -4
45 27 Harrington Lake, Dix Dam 7 -3
42 25 Lexington 6 -4
44 28 Louisville 6 -2
44 24 Rough River Lake 6 -4
42 23 Warsaw, Markland Dam 6 -5

South - Central Kentucky

January temperatures: daily averages
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
44 26 Barren River Lake 7 -3
45 29 Berea 7 -2
46 28 Bowling Green 8 -2
41 25 Cave Run Lake 5 -4
43 23 Danville 6 -5
47 29 Glasgow 8 -2
42 21 Leitchfield 6 -6
48 29 Mammoth Cave 9 -2
45 26 Monticello 7 -3
46 24 Nolin River Lake 8 -4
45 26 Scottsville 7 -4
45 29 Somerset 7 -2
45 24 Stearns 7 -5

Western Kentucky

Average January temperatures
High °F Low °F Place High °C Low °C
42 26 Henderson 6 -3
44 27 Hopkinsville 7 -3
45 27 Kenlake State Resort Park 7 -3
46 27 Murray 8 -3
45 27 Paducah 7 -3
Reference

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

Kentucky Temperatures
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