Average Snowfall for Kentucky in December





The tables below give monthly averages for snowfall during December at cities, communities and other locations around Kentucky. The numbers are for the total amount of new snow and how many days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimetres) this month.

The snowfall 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 total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
4.7 Jackson 4.1 10.4
0.4 London 0.7 1.8
0.7 Mount Sterling 1.1 2.8

North - Central Kentucky

December snowfall averages
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.8 Elizabethtown 0.8 2.0
2.5 Lexington 1.9 4.8
2.5 Louisville 2.2 5.6
0.8 Owensboro 1.7 4.3
0.9 Rough River Lake 0.4 1.0
1.1 Warsaw, Markland Dam 1.5 3.8

South - Central Kentucky

Average snow for December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
0.6 Barren River Lake 0.8 2.0
1.0 Bowling Green 1.2 3.0
2.3 Cave Run Lake 2.4 6.1
1.6 Glasgow 0.9 2.3
2.1 Leitchfield 2.4 6.1
0.4 Mammoth Cave 1.3 3.3
3.1 Monticello 2.6 6.6
1.1 Nolin River Lake 0.5 1.3
0.7 Scottsville 1.1 2.8
0.6 Somerset 0.3 0.8

Western Kentucky

Average total snowfall in December
Days Place Inches Centi­metres
1.8 Henderson 2.9 7.4
0.8 Hopkinsville 0.7 1.8
0.6 Murray 1.1 2.8
1.3 Paducah 1.8 4.6
Reference

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

Kentucky Snowfall
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