Average Precipitation for Kentucky in January





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during January 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 January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Ashland 3.5 89
11 Baxter 4.1 104
14 Jackson 4.0 101
12 London 3.9 99
12 Mount Sterling 3.5 89

North - Central Kentucky

January averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Elizabethtown 4.0 101
11 Frankfort 3.3 83
9 Harrington Lake, Dix Dam 3.1 79
13 Lexington 3.4 87
11 Louisville 3.4 86
9 Owensboro 3.6 91
9 Rough River Lake 3.6 91
11 Warsaw, Markland Dam 3.2 81

South - Central Kentucky

Average amount of rain and snow in January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Barren River Lake 3.9 98
11 Bowling Green 3.6 92
17 Cave Run Lake 3.6 90
11 Danville 3.7 93
12 Glasgow 4.1 105
11 Leitchfield 3.5 89
12 Mammoth Cave 3.7 95
14 Monticello 4.5 113
11 Nolin River Lake 4.1 103
12 Scottsville 4.1 103
12 Somerset 4.3 110
11 Stearns 4.8 121

Western Kentucky

Precipitation totals for January
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
10 Henderson 3.3 83
10 Hopkinsville 3.4 87
10 Kenlake State Resort Park 3.5 88
11 Murray 4.2 108
10 Paducah 3.9 98
Reference

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

Kentucky Precipitation
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