Warmest Summer On Record In Louisville

This climatological summer (June, July, August), was the warmest in Louisville's history. The average temperature for the summer to date has been 82.3 degrees. The old record was 81.0 degrees set in 1936. Here are some other noteworthy records that have been broken by this summer's heat.


  • The normal average temperature (highs & lows) is 76.5 degrees making this summer 5.8 degrees above normal.
  • The average summer high temperature this year has been 91.6 (ranked 2nd - 91.9 1952).
  • Normal summer high temperature is 85.4. This year has been 91.6 which is 6.2 degrees above normal.
  • Average low temperature has been 73.0 (breaks record for warmest summer low - 70.5 1936).
  • Normal summer low 67.7 degrees. This summer was 5.3 degrees above normal.
  • 65 days this summer with high temperatures 90 degrees or above (breaks record of 63 days set in 1954).
  • 8 days with low temperatures 80 degrees or above (breaks record of 7 days set in 1936).
  • 72 days with low temperatures 70 or above (breaks record of 59 days last set in 1934).
  • 103 days in row with high temperatures 80 degrees or above (old record 97 days set in 1953).

At Frankfort, this summer currently ranked as the 5th warmest on record.
At Lexington, this summer ranked as the 5th warmest on record.
At Bowling Green, this summer tied for 3rd warmest on record.

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