Lexington - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Lexington, Kentucky was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives data by year for temperature, precipitation and snowfall.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed during recent years, as well as how often Lexington had wet or snowy weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Blue Grass Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

Lexington temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
67 48 2018 19 9
68 48 2017 20 9
68 48 2016 20 9
66 46 2015 19 8
65 45 2014 18 7
65 46 2013 18 8
68 47 2012 20 8
66 47 2011 19 8
65 46 2010 19 8
Number of days each year when the temperature in Lexington dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2 89 2018 174 33
0 71 2017 195 14
0 88 2016 197 44
5 88 2015 182 19
4 105 2014 177 21
0 107 2013 178 17
0 88 2012 183 42
1 83 2011 168 30
0 97 2010 186 44

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Lexington during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Lexington
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
163 2018 72.0 1829
134 2017 49.2 1250
123 2016 44.4 1128
137 2015 59.9 1521
137 2014 54.3 1379
139 2013 59.6 1513
118 2012 42.7 1084
145 2011 66.4 1686
123 2010 38.1 967

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Lexington and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
5 2018 22.2 56
1 2017 3.5 9
4 2016 15.4 39
6 2015 38.5 98
7 2014 26.9 68
3 2013 11.1 28
2 2012 11.1 28
6 2011 15.0 38
10 2010 34.4 87
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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