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Heat and Monsoonal Conditions This Week

Dangerous heat will build across portions of the West through this week where new daily record highs are forecast. Monsoonal showers and thunderstorms may result in flash flooding and debris flows for portions of Southwest into the Four Corners and central Rockies through at least the midweek. Stationary frontal boundary across the South and Southeast will focus showers and thunderstorms. Read More >

...Climate Normals...Means and Extremes for July...

...Jackson Kentucky (JKL)...

Temperature Data...

Average Maximum........... 85.0
Average Minimum........... 66.5
Average Monthly........... 75.7
Highest................... 101 on the  8th in 1988/30th in 2014
Lowest....................  52 on the  7th in 1983
Low Maximum..............   66 on the 18th in 2014
High Minimum..............  76 on the 22nd in 1983
Normal Days with High 90 or above.....  5.3
Normal Days with High 32 or below.....  0.0
Normal Days with  Low 32 or below.....  0.0
Normal Days with  Low  0 or below.....  0.0

Degree Days (Base 65)..... Heating             Cooling

Monthly Average...........    0                 334
Greatest Monthly..........    9 in 2009         440 in 1993
Least Monthly.............    0 in many years   192 in 2009

Precipitation Data...

Monthly Average...........  5.10 inches
Wettest...................  9.74 inches in 1985
Driest....................  1.77 inches in 1995
Greatest 24 Hour..........  3.04 inches on the 14th in 2015
Average Days of Thunder...  10.1
Average Days of Dense Fog.   8.5
Average Snowfall..........     0 inches
Greatest Snowfall.........     0 inches
Greatest 24 Hour Snowfall.     0 inches
Greatest Snow Depth.......     0 inches

...London Kentucky (LOZ)...

Temperature Data...

Average Maximum........... 86.3
Average Minimum........... 66.3
Average Monthly........... 76.3
Highest................... 101 on the  9th in 1988/30th & 31st in 1999
Lowest....................  45 on the 10th in 1961
Low Maximum...............  67 on the  3rd in 1976
High Minimum..............  76 on the 25th in 1978
Normal Days with High 90 or above.....  7.5
Normal Days with High 32 or below.....  0.0
Normal Days with  Low 32 or below.....  0.0
Normal Days with  Low  0 or below.....  0.0

Degree Days (Base 65)..... Heating             Cooling

Monthly Average...........    0                 350
Greatest Monthly..........   13 in 1967         470 in 1993
Least Monthly.............    0 in many years   174 in 1967

Precipitation Data...

Monthly Average...........  5.16 inches
Wettest................... 11.23 inches in 2015
Driest....................  1.12 inches in 1974
Greatest Daily Rain.......  3.88 inches on the 14th in 2014
Average Snowfall..........     0 inches
Greatest Snowfall.........     0 inches
Greatest Daily Snowfall...     0 inches

***Snowfall records for London were kept between 1954 and 1996***

The latest climate outlook for July indicates that eastern Kentucky
will be in a weather pattern more conducive to above 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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