Weather Forecast and Radar for Frankfort, Kentucky

Current & 7-day weather forecast, weather alerts, and weather radar for Frankfort, Kentucky.
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Routes Running Nearby to Frankfort, Kentucky

  • The I-64 runs east-west through Frankfort, KY.

Weather in Frankfort, KY

Frankfort has a humid subtropical climate with four distinct seasons. Winter is generally cool with some snowfall. Spring and fall are both mild and relatively warm, with ample precipitation and thunderstorm activity. Summers are hot and humid.

In Frankfort, the summers are warm and humid; the winters are short, very cold, and wet; and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 26°F to 86°F and is rarely below 9°F or above 93°F.

The hot season lasts for 3.8 months, from May 26 to September 21, with an average daily high temperature above 77°F. The hottest month of the year in Frankfort is July, with an average high of 86°F and low of 67°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.0 months, from November 30 to February 28, with an average daily high temperature below 51°F. The coldest month of the year in Frankfort is January, with an average low of 27°F and high of 42°F.

A total of 81 historical tornado events that had recorded magnitude of 2 or above found in or near Frankfort, KY.

Frankfort, KY is in a very low risk hurricane zone. 13 hurricanes have been recorded in the Frankfort, KY since 1930. The largest hurricane was Katrina in 2005. The most recent Frankfort, KY hurricane was Bill in 2015.

Fast Facts About Frankfort, KY

The city was incorporated in 1835.

As of 2020, the city population is 28,602.

Major Cities Nearby Frankfort, KY

  • Lexington, Kentucky (roughly 26 miles to the southeast)
  • Louisville, Kentucky (roughly 48 miles to the west)

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