Average Rainfall for Kentucky in August





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall during August at cities, communities and lakes around Kentucky.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The rainfall totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, North - Central, South - Central and Western Kentucky.

Eastern Kentucky

Average monthly precipitation in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
9 Ashland 3.9 99
10 Baxter 4.5 113
11 Jackson 4.3 108
10 London 4.0 101
9 Mount Sterling 3.4 85

North - Central Kentucky

August averages for total rainfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
8 Elizabethtown 4.1 104
11 Frankfort 3.2 80
8 Harrington Lake, Dix Dam 3.2 81
10 Lexington 3.7 94
8 Louisville 3.7 94
6 Owensboro 3.0 76
7 Rough River Lake 3.2 82
7 Warsaw, Markland Dam 3.5 88

South - Central Kentucky

Average amount of rain in August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Barren River Lake 3.7 94
9 Bowling Green 3.9 99
11 Cave Run Lake 3.9 98
9 Danville 3.2 81
8 Glasgow 3.4 87
7 Leitchfield 4.1 104
9 Mammoth Cave 3.8 97
8 Monticello 3.9 99
8 Nolin River Lake 3.5 89
8 Scottsville 4.1 103
9 Somerset 3.9 100
8 Stearns 3.7 93

Western Kentucky

Precipitation totals for August
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
7 Henderson 2.9 73
7 Hopkinsville 4.3 109
9 Kenlake State Resort Park 3.6 91
8 Murray 3.6 91
8 Paducah 3.1 79
Reference

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

Kentucky Precipitation
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