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Spring 2024 weather forecast for Lexington

Prepare for spring weather in Lexington, KY with these seasonal temperature and precipitation outlooks.

A historic pink home and blue home sit side by side near Gratz Park in Lexington.

Spring is here, weather you like it or not. | Photo by Anna Ahern, VisitLEX

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We know the question on your mind, Lexingtonians — when’s it going to get warm again? Thanks to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center, we know what temperatures and precipitation trends to expect in our city for March, April, and May.

While exact weather conditions typically can’t be predicted more than a week in advance, here’s a seasonal outlook to help you prepare for what spring will bring.

Reminder: The first day of spring is Tuesday, March 19.

A screenshot of a weather map that shows Lexington's temperatures will trend higher this spring.

NOAA’s weather map shows Lexington’s temperatures will trend higher this spring. | Screenshot via NOAA


Think warm. This spring, Lexington has a 33-40% chance of temperatures being higher than normal.


Expect slightly more precipitation. Lexington has a 40-50% chance of seeing higher than average rainfall amounts this spring.


Typically in Lexington, March’s temperatures fluctuate between an average low of 35.8° and an average high of 56.1°, but expect to see more of those warmer days this year.


April in Lexington typically sees average high and low temps between 66° + 45°. We still recommend having an umbrella — what’s that saying about April showers?


Feel free to whip out the short sleeves. Average temperatures in May will range between 56.6° and 74° — pretty comfortable if you ask us. But like most Kentucky springs, don’t forget to pack the raincoat along for your outdoor adventures.

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