Weather forecast accuracy details for Lexington, Kentucky

These are the one- to three-day out accuracy percentages for high temperature, low temperature, icon forecast precipitation (both rain and snow), and text forecast precipitation (both rain and snow). Temperature accuracy is the percentage of forecasts within three degrees. Precipitation accuracy is the percentage of correct forecasts. The forecasts are collected in the evening.

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Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Month (December)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
Foreca/Vaisala   74.19% 67.74% 93.55% 93.55% 82.26%
Weather Underground   74.19% 69.89% 88.17% 88.17% 80.11%
The Weather Channel   74.19% 68.82% 88.17% 88.17% 79.84%
AccuWeather   64.44% 67.78% 88.89% 88.89% 77.50%
AerisWeather   70.00% 58.89% 83.33% 83.33% 73.89%
Dark Sky   69.89% 52.69% 80.65% 80.65% 70.97%
NWS Digital Forecast   66.67% 56.99% 74.19% 74.19% 68.01%
Wetter   51.61% 32.26% 88.17% 88.17% 65.05%
Weatherbit   50.59% 20.00% 89.41% 89.41% 62.35%
Weather News   53.76% 39.78% 70.97% 70.97% 58.87%
World Weather Online   52.69% 29.03% 74.19% 74.19% 57.53%
OpenWeather   48.39% 24.73% 75.27% 75.27% 55.91%
Persistence   19.70% 26.47% 54.55% 54.55% 38.81%

Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Year (2021)

Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
The Weather Channel   79.69% 83.56% 86.24% 86.24% 83.93%
Weather Underground   79.41% 83.93% 83.47% 83.47% 82.57%
AccuWeather   80.39% 80.89% 80.04% 82.17% 80.87%
AerisWeather   74.63% 75.93% 82.78% 82.78% 79.03%
Foreca/Vaisala   73.13% 74.52% 84.24% 82.36% 78.56%
Dark Sky   76.45% 63.34% 85.04% 85.04% 77.47%
NWS Digital Forecast   77.44% 77.81% 76.32% 76.32% 76.97%
Wetter   59.46% 60.66% 79.32% 79.32% 69.69%
Weatherbit   62.19% 57.48% 77.33% 77.33% 68.59%
World Weather Online   58.73% 59.83% 75.72% 75.72% 67.50%
OpenWeather   59.65% 45.52% 78.21% 78.21% 65.40%
Weather News   62.57% 64.36% 62.57% 62.57% 63.02%
Persistence   32.73% 32.45% 56.95% 56.95% 44.77%

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