Weather in February
is cold in the winter season of Kentucky
yet sees a fair amount of sunshine. The average temperatures are between a cold 23°F (-5°C) during the night to a warm 52°F (11.1°C) in the day. Ashland in the east is cold between 24°F (-4.4°C) to 44°F (6.7°C) compared to Louisville in the north, between 30°F (-1.1°C) to 48°F (8.9°C).
February snowfall is a moderate 4" (102mm) to 5" (127mm), with the southern portion of the state receiving only a light amount. Expect slippery roads and drive carefully on the ice and snow.
Winter is neither bleak nor sunny. Snowy adventures to dazzling light displays are the highlights of the winter. Kentucky is an ideal place for horseback riding, even in the cold season in the south. Curl up by a warm fire and enjoy a home-cooked meal in a bed and breakfast hotel with snow outside. Hiking trails remain open even in the cold weather. February is a discount month in Kentucky, especially the northern portion, as visitors prefer to stay away from the cold.