LEXINGTON WSO AIRPORT, KENTUCKY

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 39.9 45.2 55.3 65.1 74.0 82.3 85.9 84.6 78.1 66.9 54.5 44.3 64.7
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 50.0 54.2 63.3 70.7 81.7 88.1 90.6 92.2 86.6 73.8 60.3 53.6 92.2
Year Highest Occurred 1990 1976 1973 1977 1987 1988 1993 1983 1998 1971 1999 1984 1983
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 25.0 29.3 48.2 58.9 67.7 76.5 82.2 79.9 70.6 58.0 45.6 31.6 25.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1984 1983 1997 1974 1996 1992 1974 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 32.0 36.4 45.6 54.6 63.8 72.2 76.1 74.8 68.0 56.6 45.9 36.3 55.2
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 41.6 43.5 53.6 59.6 70.5 76.0 80.1 80.5 74.3 64.1 53.0 45.4 80.5
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1976 1973 1981 1991 1984 1993 1983 1998 1971 1985 1984 1983
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 17.3 21.3 39.7 50.0 58.2 67.0 72.7 70.8 62.0 49.1 36.5 23.0 17.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1984 1997 1997 1974 1976 1976 1974 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 24.1 27.7 35.9 44.1 53.6 62.2 66.4 64.9 57.9 46.4 37.3 28.4 45.7
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 35.6 36.2 43.8 48.9 61.6 65.5 69.5 69.9 63.3 55.3 45.6 37.2 69.9
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1998 1973 1981 1991 1984 1993 1995 1971 1984 1985 1984 1995
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 9.6 13.3 29.9 38.8 48.1 57.2 62.5 60.6 53.3 38.5 27.5 14.4 9.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1971 1971 1972 1976 1976 1976 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.34 3.27 4.41 3.67 4.78 4.58 4.81 3.77 3.11 2.70 3.44 4.03 45.91
Highest Precipitation (in.) 6.39 10.12 13.82 8.75 10.84 10.81 10.27 11.18 9.69 6.13 6.58 10.17 13.82
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1989 1997 1972 1983 1998 1992 1974 1979 1983 1973 1990 1997
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.37 0.67 1.48 1.24 1.31 0.61 1.26 0.29 0.61 0.52 0.45 1.13 0.29
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1983 1976 1999 1988 1995 1998 1998 1971 1976 1985 1998
Heating Degree Days (F) 1026. 816. 616. 332. 119. 13. 1. 2. 53. 284. 574. 877. 4713.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 3. 16. 80. 228. 350. 307. 147. 21. 2. 0. 1154.

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