Average Weather in July in Orchard Grass Hills Kentucky, United States
Daily high temperatures are around 86°F, rarely falling below 79°F or exceeding 93°F. The highest daily average high temperature is 86°F on July 21.
Daily low temperatures are around 68°F, rarely falling below 60°F or exceeding 75°F. The highest daily average low temperature is 69°F on July 22.
For reference, on July 20, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Orchard Grass Hills typically range from 69°F to 86°F, while on January 29, the coldest day of the year, they range from 27°F to 41°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in July
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on July. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in July
The month of July in Orchard Grass Hills experiences decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 42% to 33%.
The clearest day of the month is July 31, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 67% of the time.
For reference, on January 2, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 58%, while on August 23, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 69%.
Cloud Cover Categories in July
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Orchard Grass Hills, the chance of a wet day over the course of July is decreasing, starting the month at 39% and ending it at 34%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 41% on June 8, and its lowest chance is 23% on January 13.
Probability of Precipitation in July
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during July in Orchard Grass Hills is decreasing, starting the month at 3.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.4 inches or falls below 1.7 inches, and ending the month at 3.0 inches, when it rarely exceeds 5.2 inches or falls below 1.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in July
Over the course of July in Orchard Grass Hills, the length of the day is decreasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day decreases by 38 minutes, implying an average daily decrease of 1 minute, 16 seconds, and weekly decrease of 8 minutes, 52 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is July 31, with 14 hours, 9 minutes of daylight and the longest day is July 1, with 14 hours, 47 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in July
The earliest sunrise of the month in Orchard Grass Hills is 6:22 AM on July 1 and the latest sunrise is 21 minutes later at 6:43 AM on July 31.
The latest sunset is 9:09 PM on July 1 and the earliest sunset is 17 minutes earlier at 8:52 PM on July 31.
Daylight saving time is observed in Orchard Grass Hills during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during July, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 6:18 AM and sets 14 hours, 50 minutes later, at 9:09 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:55 AM and sets 9 hours, 30 minutes later, at 5:25 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in July
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Orchard Grass Hills is gradually increasing during July, rising from 58% to 62% over the course of the month.
The highest chance of a muggy day during July is 65% on July 23.
For reference, on July 23, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 65% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in July
The average hourly wind speed in Orchard Grass Hills is essentially constant during July, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 5.3 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on February 25, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 9.0 miles per hour, while on July 31, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in July
Wind Direction in July
The growing season in Orchard Grass Hills typically lasts for 6.7 months (207 days), from around April 7 to around October 30, rarely starting before March 19 or after April 24, and rarely ending before October 14 or after November 16.
The month of July in Orchard Grass Hills is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in July
The average accumulated growing degree days in Orchard Grass Hills are rapidly increasing during July, increasing by 799°F, from 1,622°F to 2,421°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in July
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Orchard Grass Hills is essentially constant during July, remaining around 6.6 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during July is 6.7 kWh on July 2.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in July
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Orchard Grass Hills are 38.324 deg latitude, -85.521 deg longitude, and 712 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Orchard Grass Hills contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 292 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 699 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (499 feet). Within 50 miles also contains significant variations in elevation (810 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Orchard Grass Hills is covered by trees (39%), artificial surfaces (36%), and cropland (24%), within 10 miles by cropland (37%) and artificial surfaces (30%), and within 50 miles by cropland (46%) and trees (46%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Orchard Grass Hills year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There are 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Orchard Grass Hills.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Orchard Grass Hills according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Orchard Grass Hills is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Orchard Grass Hills and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Bowman Field (77%, 16 kilometers, southwest); Capital City Airport (13%, 56 kilometers, east); Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (4.9%, 109 kilometers, northeast); and Columbus Bakalar Municipal Airport (4.8%, 110 kilometers, north).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .