• Recurrence intervals based on the historical frequency
    of extreme precipitation events help engineers to design projects
    that mitigate impacts from flooding.
  • The Kentucky Mesonet at WKU is a statewide weather and climate monitoring
    network developed and operated by the Kentucky Climate Center.
  • The Kentucky Climate Center serves as the State Climate Office for Kentucky
    as recognized by the American Association of State Climatologists.
  • The Kentucky Climate Center is housed in the
    Department of Geography and Geology
    on the campus of Western Kentucky University.

Historical Perspective

Descriptive information and historical data highlighting aspects of Kentucky’s climate.

Current Conditions

Current weather and climate conditions across Kentucky.

A Look Ahead

Outlooks for temperature, precipitation, and hazards from a few days to a few months ahead.