Climate Normals, Means and Extremes for January

...CLIMATE NORMALS...MEANS AND EXTREMES FOR JANUARY...

...JACKSON KENTUCKY (JKL)...

TEMPERATURE DATA...

AVERAGE MAXIMUM........... 43.1
AVERAGE MINIMUM........... 26.8
AVERAGE MONTHLY........... 34.9
HIGHEST...................  78 ON THE 31ST IN 2002
LOWEST.................... -18 ON THE 20TH & 21ST IN 1985/19TH IN 1994
LOW MAXIMUM..............    5 ON THE 20TH IN 1985
HIGH MINIMUM..............  61 ON THE  4TH IN 2004
NORMAL DAYS WITH HIGH 90 OR ABOVE.....  0.0
NORMAL DAYS WITH HIGH 32 OR BELOW.....  6.5
NORMAL DAYS WITH  LOW 32 OR BELOW..... 22.5
NORMAL DAYS WITH  LOW  0 OR BELOW.....  0.7

DEGREE DAYS (BASE 65)..... HEATING             COOLING

MONTHLY AVERAGE...........  932                   0
GREATEST MONTHLY.......... 1250 IN 1985           4 IN 2002
LEAST MONTHLY.............  683 IN 1989 & 1990    0 IN NUMEROUS YEARS

PRECIPITATION DATA...

MONTHLY AVERAGE...........  3.61 INCHES
WETTEST...................  7.28 INCHES IN 1994
DRIEST....................  0.80 INCHES IN 1981
GREATEST 24 HOUR..........  2.16 INCHES ON THE 6TH-7TH IN 1995
AVERAGE DAYS OF THUNDER...   0.6
AVERAGE DAYS OF DENSE FOG.   4.2
AVERAGE SNOWFALL..........   7.1 INCHES
GREATEST SNOWFALL.........  26.3 INCHES IN 1994
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL.  15.2 INCHES ON THE 17TH-18TH IN 1994
GREATEST SNOW DEPTH.......    17 INCHES IN 1994

...LONDON KENTUCKY (LOZ)...

TEMPERATURE DATA...

AVERAGE MAXIMUM........... 44.8
AVERAGE MINIMUM........... 26.4
AVERAGE MONTHLY........... 35.6
HIGHEST...................  74 ON THE 24TH IN 1972/22ND IN 1999/31ST IN 2002
LOWEST.................... -25 ON THE 19TH IN 1994
LOW MAXIMUM...............   0 ON THE  8TH IN 1970
HIGH MINIMUM..............  61 ON THE 22ND IN 1999
NORMAL DAYS WITH HIGH 90 OR ABOVE.....  0.0
NORMAL DAYS WITH HIGH 32 OR BELOW.....  6.3
NORMAL DAYS WITH  LOW 32 OR BELOW..... 22.7
NORMAL DAYS WITH  LOW  0 OR BELOW.....  1.2

DEGREE DAYS (BASE 65)..... HEATING             COOLING

MONTHLY AVERAGE...........  911                   0
GREATEST MONTHLY.......... 1375 IN 1977          56 IN 1974
LEAST MONTHLY.............  630 IN 1974           0 IN NUMEROUS YEARS

PRECIPITATION DATA...

MONTHLY AVERAGE...........  3.54 INCHES
WETTEST................... 10.09 INCHES IN 1957
DRIEST....................  1.07 INCHES IN 1981
GREATEST DAILY RAIN.......  2.67 INCHES ON THE 10TH IN 1974
AVERAGE SNOWFALL..........   4.5 INCHES
GREATEST SNOWFALL.........  17.6 INCHES IN 1978
GREATEST DAILY SNOWFALL...  12.1 INCHES ON THE 12TH IN 1975

***SNOWFALL RECORDS FOR LONDON WERE KEPT BETWEEN 1954 AND 1996***

THE LATEST CLIMATE OUTLOOK FOR JANUARY INDICATES THAT EASTERN KENTUCKY
WILL BE IN A WEATHER PATTERN MORE CONDUCIVE TO NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES
AND NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON CLIMATE OUTLOOKS TRY THIS INTERNET ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.CPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV

CLIMATE WEATHER RECORDS AT THE JULIAN CARROLL AIRPORT NEAR JACKSON
KENTUCKY (JKL) DATE BACK TO JANUARY 1ST 1981.

CLIMATE WEATHER RECORDS AT THE LONDON-CORBIN MAGEE FIELD AIRPORT (LOZ)
DATE BACK TO NOVEMBER 11TH 1954.



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