Average Precipitation for Kentucky in December





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during December 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 precipitation 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 December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Ashland 4.2 107
12 Baxter 5.0 128
14 Jackson 4.5 114
12 London 4.5 115
12 Mount Sterling 4.3 109

North - Central Kentucky

December averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Elizabethtown 4.9 125
12 Frankfort 3.8 96
10 Harrington Lake, Dix Dam 3.6 91
13 Lexington 4.2 107
12 Louisville 4.1 105
10 Owensboro 4.4 111
10 Rough River Lake 4.7 118
11 Warsaw, Markland Dam 3.9 99

South - Central Kentucky

Average amount of rain and snow in December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Barren River Lake 5.1 129
12 Bowling Green 4.4 110
16 Cave Run Lake 4.1 104
12 Danville 4.2 107
14 Glasgow 5.4 137
12 Leitchfield 4.7 119
12 Mammoth Cave 4.8 121
13 Monticello 5.0 126
11 Nolin River Lake 5.1 129
12 Scottsville 4.7 119
13 Somerset 4.9 124
11 Stearns 5.8 146

Western Kentucky

Precipitation totals for December
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Henderson 3.8 96
11 Hopkinsville 4.7 119
11 Kenlake State Resort Park 5.1 130
11 Murray 5.5 140
10 Paducah 4.3 109
Reference

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

Kentucky Precipitation
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