Climate Summary for Eastern Kentucky

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 NWS Jackson, KY

 

 London, KY

...NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION FOR APRIL AT JACKSON
KY...
...LONDON KY MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL...BUT COOLER...

THERE WAS QUITE A DIFFERENCE IN RAINFALL ACROSS EASTERN KENTUCKY
LAST MONTH. THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE WAS A LITTLE OVER A TENTH OF
AN INCH BELOW NORMAL...WHILE THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT WAS OVER TWO
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. IN FACT...LAST MONTH WAS THE 8TH WETTEST APRIL
ON RECORD AT LONDON. ON THE TEMPERATURE SIDE OF THE FENCE...JACKSON
WAS A COUPLE OF TENTHS OF A DEGREE WARMER THAN NORMAL...AND LONDON
WAS OVER A HALF A DEGREE COOLER THAN NORMAL.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR JACKSON FINISHED APRIL 2013
WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 57.7 DEGREES...WHICH IS 0.3 DEGREES
ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 57.4 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS 68.8
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE DAILY LOW WAS 46.5 DEGREES. THIS WAS A
NICE REBOUND AFTER LAST MONTH BEING THE COLDEST MARCH ON
RECORD...WITH THE TEMPERATURE AVERAGE WARMING SOME 18 DEGREES. THE
TYPICAL WARM UP FROM MARCH TO APRIL IS TEN DEGREES. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL 2013 WAS 85 DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
10TH AND 16TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FROM LAST MONTH WAS 30 DEGREES
ON THE 3RD. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT JACKSON LAST
MONTH.

THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE RECEIVED 3.70 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN
APRIL 2013...WHICH IS 0.13 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THERE WERE 14 DAYS
WHEN A HUNDREDTH OF AN INCH OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED...AND NINE DAYS WHEN A TENTH OF AN INCH OR MORE FELL.
THERE WERE THREE DAYS WHEN AT LEAST A HALF AN INCH OF RAIN WAS
RECEIVED...AND NO DAYS WITH MORE THAN AN INCH. THE DAY OF THE 26TH
NETTED 0.80 INCHES OF RAIN...WHICH WAS THE GREATEST DAILY AMOUNT FOR
APRIL. THE GREATEST AMOUNT OF RAINFALL RECEIVED IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD.
WAS 0.97 INCHES FROM THE 16TH THROUGH THE 17TH. THE ANNUAL
PRECIPITATION TOTAL THROUGH THE END OF APRIL IS 15.97 INCHES...WHICH
IS 0.66 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE YEAR. JACKSON RECEIVED NO
SNOWFALL LAST MONTH...WHICH IS 1.0 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE SEASONAL
SNOWFALL TOTAL REMAINS AT 20.0 INCHES...WHICH IS 3.5 INCHES BELOW
NORMAL FOR THE SEASON. THERE IS LIKELY LITTLE CHANCE FOR ANY MORE
SNOWFALL FOR THE REST OF THE SNOW SEASON...SO THE 20 INCHES FROM
THIS SEASON WILL TIE 2001-02 FOR THE 15TH SNOWIEST SEASON. THE
AVERAGE SNOWFALL FOR MAY IS ZERO...AND THE ONLY TIME THAT THE
JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE EXPERIENCED SNOW WAS ON MAY 7TH 1989 WITH A
ONE INCH SNOWFALL.

THUNDER WAS HEARD FOUR DAYS AT THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE...WHICH IS
BELOW THE NORMAL OF 4.2 DAYS FOR APRIL. THERE WERE 13 DAYS WITH
FOG...THREE OF WHICH FEATURED DENSE FOG. APRIL NORMALLY AVERAGES 2.4
DAYS OF DENSE FOG. THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR APRIL WAS 3.8
MPH...AND THE HIGHEST WIND GUST OF 43 MPH WAS RECORDED ON APRIL
11TH. THE MEAN WIND SPEED FOR APRIL IS TYPICALLY 6.7 MPH.

JACKSON ACCUMULATED 251 HEATING DEGREE DAYS LAST MONTH...WHICH IS 17
HEATING DEGREE DAYS BELOW NORMAL. THE TOTAL FOR THE HEATING DEGREE
DAY SEASON IS NOW 4262...WHICH IS 141 HEATING DEGREE DAYS ABOVE
NORMAL. THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE RECORDED ITS FIRST COOLING DEGREE
DAYS OF THE SEASON LAST MONTH. JACKSON TOTALED 40 COOLING DEGREES
DAYS LAST MONTH...WHICH IS 1 COOLING DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL. THE
SEASONAL COOLING DEGREE TOTAL IS 40 AS WELL...WHICH IS 6 COOLING
DEGREE DAYS BELOW NORMAL FOR THE SEASON.

AT THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 55.9
DEGREES...WHICH IS 0.6 DEGREES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 56.5 DEGREES FOR
APRIL. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS 67.7 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE
DAILY LOW WAS 44.0 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FROM APRIL 2013
WAS 85 DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 10TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE
FROM LAST MONTH WAS 27 DEGREES...WHICH HAPPENED ON THE 2ND. NO HIGH
OR LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT LONDON LAST MONTH.

THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT RECORDED 6.23 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN
APRIL 2013...WHICH IS 2.18 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. LAST MONTH WAS THE
8TH WETTEST APRIL AT LONDON. THERE WERE NINE DAYS WHEN A HUNDREDTH
OF AN INCH OR MORE FELL...AND EIGHT DAYS WHEN A TENTH OF AN INCH OR
MORE OF RAIN WAS RECORDED. LONDON HAD FOUR DAYS WITH AT LEAST A HALF
AN INCH...AND THREE DAYS WITH MORE THAN AN INCH. THE GREATEST DAILY
AMOUNT WAS 1.70 INCHES ON THE 17TH...WHICH SET ONE OF TWO DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORDS LAST MONTH...AND WAS ALSO THE GREATEST AMOUNT
OF PRECIPITATION RECEIVED IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD . THE OTHER DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORD WAS 1.14 INCHES ON THE 19TH. THE ANNUAL
PRECIPITATION TOTAL THROUGH THE END OF APRIL IS 18.47 INCHES...WHICH
IS 3.12 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE YEAR. OF FURTHER INTEREST...THE
MARCH THROUGH APRIL TOTAL OF 11.68 INCHES IS THE 8TH GREATEST MARCH
TO APRIL TOTAL EVER AT LONDON. NO SNOWFALL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE
AT LONDON.

LONDON HAD FIVE DAYS WITH THUNDER LAST MONTH. ALSO...THERE WERE 13
DAYS WITH FOG...AND TWO DAYS WITH DENSE FOG. THE AVERAGE WIND
SPEED FOR APRIL 2013 WAS 5.3 MPH...WITH THE HIGHEST WIND GUST OF
40 MPH RECORDED ON THE 11TH.

THERE WERE 289 HEATING DEGREE DAYS RECORDED AT LONDON LAST
MONTH...WHICH IS 13 ABOVE NORMAL. 4429 HEATING DEGREE DAYS HAVE BEEN
RECORDED THIS HEATING DEGREE DAY SEASON AT THE LONDON CORBIN
AIRPORT...328 ABOVE NORMAL. LONDON RECORDED ITS FIRST COOLING DEGREE
DAYS OF THE SEASON LAST MONTH. LONDON TALLIED 20 COOLING DEGREES
DURING APRIL...WHICH IS 3 BELOW NORMAL FOR THE MONTH...AND 6 BELOW
NORMAL FOR THIS SEASON.

WEATHER RECORDS AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR JACKSON
KENTUCKY DATE BACK TO JANUARY 1ST 1981...WHILE CLIMATE RECORDS FOR
THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT BEGAN ON THE 11TH OF NOVEMBER 1954
.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFO...

JACKSON KENTUCKY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR 
APRIL 2013.

LONDON KENTUCKY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 2013.



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