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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 1:35 PM EST on January 31, 2015

...Climate normals...means and extremes for February...

...Jackson Kentucky (jkl)...

Temperature data...

Average maximum........... 47.7 average minimum........... 29.9 average monthly........... 38.8 highest................... 79 on the 23rd in 1996 lowest.................... -8 on the 4th in 1996 low maximum.............. 9 on the 4th in 1996 high minimum.............. 60 on the 26th in 1996 normal days with high 90 or above..... 0.0 normal days with high 32 or below..... 3.1 normal days with low 32 or below..... 16.6 normal days with low 0 or below..... 0.1

Degree days (base 65)..... Heating cooling

Monthly average........... 734 0 greatest monthly.......... 975 in 2010 4 in 2000 least monthly............. 520 in 1990 0 in numerous years

Precipitation data...

Monthly average........... 3.75 inches wettest................... 7.88 inches in 2003 driest.................... 1.20 inches in 2007 greatest 24 hour.......... 2.50 inches on the 5th- 6th in 2004 average days of thunder... 1.0 average days of dense fog. 4.2 average snowfall.......... 7.0 inches greatest snowfall......... 21.0 inches in 1985 greatest 24 hour snowfall. 12.7 inches on the 12th-13th in 1985 greatest snow depth....... 14 inches in 1985

...London Kentucky (loz)...

Temperature data...

Average maximum........... 49.7 average minimum........... 29.4 average monthly........... 39.5 highest................... 81 on the 26th in 1977 lowest.................... -11 on the 1st in 1971 low maximum............... 11 on the 17th in 1958 high minimum.............. 62 on the 26th in 1996 normal days with high 90 or above..... 0.0 normal days with high 32 or below..... 3.6 normal days with low 32 or below..... 16.3 normal days with low 0 or below..... 0.2

Degree days (base 65)..... Heating cooling

Monthly average........... 713 0 greatest monthly.......... 1106 in 1978 1 in 1996 least monthly............. 512 in 1990 0 in numerous years

Precipitation data...

Monthly average........... 3.71 inches wettest................... 10.64 inches in 1956 driest.................... 0.65 inches in 1968 greatest daily rain....... 3.07 inches on the 17th in 1956 average snowfall.......... 3.1 inches greatest snowfall......... 23.5 inches in 1979 greatest daily snowfall... 11.0 inches on the 18th in 1960/12th in 1985

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

The latest climate outlook for February indicates that eastern Kentucky will be in a weather pattern more conducive to near 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.