Winter Summary

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January Summary

February Summary

This winter was very warm, as is usually the case when La Nina conditions dominate.  Precipitation amounts ended up right around normal, but very little snow fell.  It was a stormy winter, with 15 tornadoes occurring (nine on January 17 and six on February 29) including a half dozen EF2's.

This was the 2nd warmest winter on record at Bowling Green, 8th warmest on record at Louisville, 6th warmest on record at Lexington, and 8th least snowy at Lexington.

  Average Temperature Departure from Normal Precipitation Departure from Normal Snowfall Departure from Normal
Bowling Green 43.1° +5.1° 11.34" -1.04" 1.4" -6.2"
Frankfort 39.0° +4.3° 9.87" -0.69"    
Lexington 39.3° +4.1° 11.06" +0.73" 2.3" -8.7"
Louisville International (OFFICIAL) 41.5° +4.3° 11.04" +0.79" 3.5" -7.3"
Louisville Bowman 41.8° +5.2° 10.75" +0.18"    

Tornado damage January 17

EF-0 tornado damage in southwest Dubois County on January 17.  Photo:  NWS



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