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Though June and July were rather stormy, the summer finished with a very quiet August. Overall, though, the summer was a wet one with Louisville and Frankfort ending up in the top five wettest summers on record. Temperatures tended to be near seasonal norms, though August was unusually cool.

  Average Temperature Departure from Normal Rain Departure from Normal
Bowling Green 77.6° +0.5° 10.82" -0.81"
Frankfort 74.2° -0.5° 20.24" +8.40"
Lexington 74.2 -0.5 17.50" +5.16"
Louisville Bowman 76.6° -0.2° 19.05" +7.43"
Louisville International 77.8° 18.94" +7.59"


3rd wettest summer on record at Frankfort
5th wettest summer on record at Louisville


The remnants of Tropical Storm Bill swirled through the Ohio Valley June 20.