LEXINGTON WSO AIRPORT, KENTUCKY

NCDC 1961-1990 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 39.1 43.6 55.3 65.5 74.3 82.7 85.8 84.9 78.3 67.2 54.9 44.2 64.7
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 50.0 54.9 63.8 71.1 82.6 88.1 90.5 92.2 83.2 78.1 60.3 54.5 66.9
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1973 1977 1962 1988 1983 1983 1973 1963 1985 1971 1987
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 26.0 29.3 46.3 58.8 69.6 77.7 81.8 80.3 71.6 59.2 46.7 31.6 62.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1965 1961 1961 1974 1967 1967 1974 1976 1976 1989 1978
Mean Temperature (F) 30.8 34.5 45.3 54.8 64.0 72.2 75.8 74.7 68.2 56.7 46.0 35.9 54.9
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 41.6 43.9 54.0 59.6 71.6 76.0 79.8 80.5 72.7 64.7 53.0 45.7 57.1
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1973 1981 1962 1984 1983 1983 1970 1971 1985 1971 1990
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 17.8 21.3 38.0 50.1 59.3 67.4 72.7 70.9 62.6 49.6 37.1 23.0 52.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1965 1961 1961 1974 1967 1967 1974 1988 1976 1989 1976
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 22.4 25.3 35.3 44.2 53.5 61.5 65.7 64.4 58.0 46.0 37.0 27.6 45.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 33.4 33.5 44.1 48.9 60.6 65.5 69.0 69.3 63.3 55.3 45.6 37.2 47.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1981 1962 1984 1983 1980 1971 1984 1985 1984 1990
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 9.6 13.3 29.0 39.1 48.4 56.9 62.5 60.6 53.3 38.5 27.5 14.4 42.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1969 1971 1971 1972 1976 1976 1976 1988 1976 1989 1976
Mean Precipitation (in.) 2.86 3.21 4.40 3.88 4.47 3.66 5.00 3.93 3.20 2.57 3.39 3.98 44.55
Highest Precipitation (in.) 6.39 10.12 10.38 9.30 10.84 7.84 7.64 11.18 9.69 6.13 6.58 10.17 60.09
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1989 1975 1970 1983 1971 1971 1974 1979 1983 1973 1990 1974
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.37 0.67 0.99 1.24 1.20 0.61 2.41 0.56 0.37 0.33 0.45 0.61 32.10
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1966 1976 1965 1988 1983 1984 1963 1963 1976 1965 1965
Heating Degree Days (F) 1060. 854. 611. 312. 135. 5. 0. 0. 47. 287. 570. 902. 4783.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 6. 104. 221. 335. 301. 143. 30. 0. 0. 1140.

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