Quality of Place - Muhlenberg County Kentucky
Though small enough to provide a solid sense of community, Muhlenberg County is progressive in its offering of solid entertainment and activities to appeal to any taste. Home to true southern hospitality, Muhlenberg County Kentucky welcomes you to our little slice of Paradise.
Muhlenberg County boasts excellent schools, healthcare and cost of living. Very affordable housing is available from apartments and starter homes to country estates. Utility costs are also very affordable.
Although Muhlenberg County is over 400 miles from the Gulf of Mexico, its weather is influenced by the warm moist air masses from the south. The weather overall is somewhat southern while still offering 4 distinct seasons.
Climate in Muhlenberg County Kentucky
|Normal (30-year record)||56 degrees|
|Average Annual, (2007)||58.4 degrees|
|Record Highest, July 1954 (67-year record)||105 degrees|
|Record Lowest, February 1951 (67-year record)||-23 degrees|
|Normal Heating Degree Days (30-year record)||4,617|
|Normal Cooling Degree Days (30-year record)||1,422|
|Normal (30-year record)
|Mean Annual Snowfall (30-year record)||14.2 inches|
|Total Precipitation, 2007||37.79 inches|
|Mean Number of Days Precipitation (0.01 inch or more) (30-year record)||116.7|
|Mean Number of Days Thunderstorms (60-year record)||43.5|
|Prevailing Winds||West Southwest|
|Relative Humidity (30-year record)|
|12 midnight||80 percent|
|6 a.m.||83 percent|
|12 noon||59 percent|
|6 p.m.||63 percent|
|Note: Heating degree day totals are the sums of positive departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.
Cooling degree day totals are the sum of negative departures of average daily temperature from 65 degrees F.
Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Climatic Data Center, Local Climatological Data, 2007.
Station of record: Evansville Regional Airport, Evansville, IN.