A Warm And Wet Start To December

After a cool and dry month of November, December is off to an unseasonably warm and wet start across the Ohio Valley. Across north-central Kentucky, rainfall totals in the first 11 days of December have already exceeded October and November combined, and rank in the Top 10 historically. Temperatures across central Kentucky have been very impressive, as the first couple weeks of the month have been comparable to the record warmth of the first portion of December in 1998.


December Temperatures and Precipitation through the 11th...



December 2012 Average Temp (Rank)

Record Average Temp

December 2012 Rainfall (Rank)

Record Rainfall


53.0o (1st)

51.4o in 1998

4.46" (3rd)

6.00" in 1978

Bowling Green

54.4o (1st)

52.5o in 1998

2.48" (25th)

9.96" in 1978


50.2o (2nd)

50.9o in 1998

3.36" (8th)

6.30" in 1978


50.3o (2nd)

51.2o in 1998

3.60" (8th)

7.37" in 1978

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